Apr
10
2012
profile image of sydliyah

My Fantasies are More Like Real Life

Written by sydliyah

I recently discovered that the fantasies that I have been making up in my head for years, are actually pretty good stories. It turns out that I have been a writer all my life.

Apr
9
2012
profile image of Teri Harman

Blood to Ink: Your Voice May Hate You, but Your Writing Will Thank You

Written by Teri Harman

Despite the perils to your voice, reading all your writing out loud is one of the best editing tools. Here's why.

Apr
7
2012
profile image of karensandler

Why God Made Editors

Written by karensandler

Although self-publishing is a viable option for writers these days, independent editors are a crucial part of the publishing process.

Apr
7
2012
profile image of Jeff Hargett

Interview with KateMarie Collins, Author of "Daughter of Hauk"

Written by Jeff Hargett

Newly published author, KateMarie Collins, tells us about her book, herself and gives a few tips to aspiring authors.

Apr
7
2012
profile image of Melanie Crouse

Name My Book: The Contest

Written by Melanie Crouse

The book is done. The only thing left is a title, but I've given up hope of coming up with one on my own. Enter my Name My Book contest, and see if you can do it!

Apr
6
2012
profile image of Teri Harman

Review: Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children

Written by Teri Harman

Review of the best-selling young adult novel inspired by a collection of bizarre vintage photos.

Apr
6
2012
profile image of Adam Gaylord

A Touch of Optimism: Remember Why You Write

Written by Adam Gaylord

When you get in a funk and the clouds of pessimism are gathering, remember what you enjoy about writing and why you care so much.

Apr
6
2012
profile image of David Powers King

Search Your Feelings

Written by David Powers King

Your head. Your heart. Your gut. Listen to this tribunal within yourself and the advice you trust. Such can help you and your characters in making a good choice.

Apr
6
2012
profile image of eayounker

Shades of Milk and Honey & Glamour in Glass

Written by eayounker

Reviews of Mary Robinette Kowal's novels "Shades of Milk and Honey" and "Glamour in Glass."

Apr
5
2012
profile image of Jeff Hargett

How to Train Your Muse

Written by Jeff Hargett

Are we truly subject to the whims of our muse? Can we train her (or him) to appear when needed?

Apr
5
2012
profile image of Angie Cothran

What is my Type? - Part 2

Written by Angie Cothran

Every story type has rules that, if you follow them, will make your story stronger.

Apr
5
2012
profile image of Angie Cothran

What is my Type? - Part 1

Written by Angie Cothran

We’ve all heard it…There are no new stories. I guess that is only partially true. There are 10 basic story structures that have stood the test of time...