Rie Sheridan Rose | Write What You Want To Know

I was sitting here thinking, trying to decide what wisdom I wanted to impart in this blog. I finally decided that there is a bit of advice that ...

Michele Dunaway | What works for me…

Might not work for you. It’s a concept I’ve been mulling lately as I get ready to teach another year of school, where I have to ...

Jessica Inclan | A Window Seat of Light

When I was in college, I found myself sitting in the grove of trees by the classroom building with a friend.  We'd just left our class on ...

Beth Kery | Beth Blabbers About Book Marketing

I not only have to write this darn book, but sell it too?My sweet husband bought me several books about marketing my book for Christmas. I’m ...

Kate Douglas | Will I get them all written?

I’ve been working on Wolf Tales IX for the past couple of months which, counting the novellas in anthologies, is the seventeenth title in my ...

Jeaniene Frost | For love or money?

When I was twelve, I was bitten by the reading bug. It wasn't long after that when I decided to write my own book. I'd already written lots of ...

Sandi Kahn Shelton | Finding Characters

One of the most fun things about writing a novel (or as my uncle put it, “telling lies for profit”) is coming up with characters. People are ...

Karen Harper | RESEARCHING THE LIVING AND THE DEAD

No, I don’t write vampire novels, but I do write both contemporary and historical fiction. For the last ten years of my twenty-five-year ...

Lisa Black | SERENDIPITY AND THE WRITING LIFE

Any writer, I’m sure, has had the experience of a great idea striking them while engaged in an activity that had nothing to do with writing ...

Cynitha Eden | Getting Lost In A Book

I love to get lost in a good book. Love to let the hours slip away as I become drawn into a great read. I love to laugh and cry and have my ...

Denise Swanson | School Psychologist, Writer, and People Watcher

One of the first questions I’m often asked when I speak about my writing is why I chose to write mysteries instead of romances (I assume this ...

Farrah Rochon | Anticipation

I’m not sure how I feel about that word. Just saying it conjures feelings of expectancy and excitement, but it can also lead to anxiety and ...

Richelle Mead | Writing Pressures

The release of a new book is always a scary thing. The debut novel? Especially terrifying. A new series? Yikes. Nail-biting. Yet, none of these ...

Tawny Weber | Spontaneous Goal Setting

Before the confetti settles, the champagne bottles are tossed into the recycling bin and the sound of fireworks dies away, talk turns to that ...