There’s an awesome giveaway at the end of this post with two prize packs perfect for writers, so make sure you scroll to the bottom after you read about my current WIP story dilemma. Plotting in Progress… I’m getting pumped up for JuNoWriMo. If you haven’t heard of it, it’s a novel writing challenge to[…]
Why You Should Write a Book in June This month for the A to Z challenge, I’m highlighting twenty-six reasons (alphabetically, of course) why you should write a book in June. JuNoWriMo is our spin off of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) that takes place in June, challenging you to write 50,000 words in thirty[…]
Today I’m sharing a post about prewriting – specifically, brainstorming a plot – that originally appeared on Susan Kaye Quinn’s blog. Susan is a wealth of wisdom for writers, and when I read this post I thought, “Genius!” I’ve never heard of a simpler way to layout a story plot. And pantsers, I think even you[…]
The places where writers (including myself) find story ideas fascinates me. Sometimes it’s by way of deep, meta concepts, sometimes it’s through trivial day-to-day activities, and sometimes it’s from the depth of interesting personas one finds when people watching.
Today I’m chatting with Susan Kaye Quinn, author of the Mindjack series and Debt Collector Series. I’ve read the first several episodes of the Debt Collector and am currently midway through the Mindjack books and completely hooked. Read on to find out more about Quinn’s writing style and get a peek at some of her[…]
What are you doing this summer? I have big plans. In June I’m joining a group of other daring writers and writing a novel for JuNoWriMo (June Novel Writing Month). I’ll be writing the sequel to my recently published novel Gateway to Reality in a new character’s point of view. I don’t yet have much[…]
Please welcome Jade Kerrion, science fiction author of the Double Helix series. Today Jade talks about science fact versus science fiction and about the inspiration behind her books. Read the post and find out how you can win a copy of the set. ~ For the past several years, our attention has been consumed by[…]
Most days here, I try to share some inspiration or writerly snippets of wisdom I’ve gleaned along my way. I look to other blogs for insight and encouragement, so that’s what I hope to give back. But I want to meet people along the way, too. And I’m drawn to those who are open and[…]