Aug
22
2015
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Medieval Gems for Writers: Manners in the Middle Ages

Written by gorion

I went to a medieval banquet where we ate with our hands and threw our trash on the floor. Did medieval people really eat like pigs?

Aug
22
2015
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Insights Gleaned from Jane Yolen

Written by Ken Baker

Part of improving your craft as an author, includes researching what successful authors have to say, such as Jane Yolen.

May
19
2015
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THE FINGER TRAP cover reveal

Written by Johnny Worthen

Gotta share! The gorgeous cover for the first Tony Flaner Mystery THE FINGER TRAP!

May
14
2015
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Announcing The Rejection Project

Written by Johnny Worthen

Misery loves company. The Blog Mansion begins a months long expedition into the dark underbelly of authorship: REJECTION.

May
14
2015
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Marketing and the Small Press

Written by Alex J. Cavanaugh

The advantages and disadvantages of a small press and what authors need to do in terms of marketing.

May
1
2015
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How To Clean Up Your Manuscript Formatting In MS Word

Written by Veronica Sicoe

Good news! You can stop googling and ripping your hair out now. Just follow these simple steps to clean up your manuscript.

May
1
2015
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3 Reasons You Need A Writers Conference

Written by Raquel Byrnes

From face-to-face meetings with your dream agent to ‘How-To’ classes with a favorite author, three reasons you need to go.

May
1
2015
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Letting go of BRAND

Written by Johnny Worthen

Worries before a book launch, audience, genre and letting it go.

Apr
14
2015
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Lessons learnt from Version 1.0 of a rough draft

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from Version 1.0 of an old rough draft, applicable far beyond just that particular project.

Apr
14
2015
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Grammar Check - Then vs. Than

Written by Tobi Summers

A lot of words in English sound the same but don't mean the same thing. Learn a few tricks to remember "then" vs "than."

Apr
2
2015
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THE BRAND DEMAND - Different Demons

Written by Johnny Worthen

Author Johnny Worthen best known for supernatural novels, discusses his controversial new book, THE BRAND DEMAND, a political mystery.

Apr
2
2015
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Lessons learnt from shelving an old series

Written by Carrie-Anne

Some lessons to be learnt from why I shelved an immature series, applicable far beyond just that particular series.