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.
Erin Healy’s latest supernatural thriller, Stranger Things, comes to stores on New Year’s Eve, and I have the honor of sharing with you an author interview and sneak peek of the book. You’ll want to bookmark this one (add it to your Goodreads shelf here)! Check out the interview below to hear more about Stranger[…]
Creative Downtime I’m between creative projects at the moment. My last book came out in August and since the mad-dash, final editing/pubbing frenzy has ended, I’ve mostly been recuperating. I’ll be honest, I think I pushed myself a little too hard with the last deadline. Sometimes I have a problem making goals that are too[…]
I love meeting new Creatives online, whether it’s on Twitter or elsewhere. Talking to other writers nourishes my artist soul and inspires me to strive for excellence. But there’s something I’ve seen far too often on the Twitterverse. Everywhere there are profiles touting “Aspiring Author.” To most this might not stand out, but it really[…]
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[…]
My New Adult Urban Fantasy novel Gateway to Reality is finally available. Art and Urban Life Shortly after I got the idea for Gateway to Reality I decided it would be set in Chicago. I had recently visited the city, and I generally prefer to write about places I’ve been rather than second guessing a location. I[…]
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Are you one who’s thought about writing a book but not really sure if you’re cut out for it? What does the life of a writer really entail? There’s an excellent post today on JuNoWriMo.com by Susan Kaye Quinn talking about just these topics. She has great insight and advice for those considering writing, just[…]