Recently, spurred by nostalgia brought on by my first post here last month, I revisited my first book series, The P.J. Stone Gates Trilogy. This series brought so many amazing people into my life that I couldn’t even begin to list them all here. So I won’t for fear of leaving someone out. I… Continue reading Ummm… I did NOT write that, did I? ~ D.T. Dyllin
Yep, that’s the question. Picture this. You wrestle your kids into clothes, strap them into the car, and drive to your local supermarket. Park. Drag the kids kicking and screaming into the front door, grab a cart, search the depth of your purse like a braille book for your immense grocery list, which, yes, still… Continue reading Megan Mitcham — To Free or Not to Free…
As I’m progressing toward publication, I’m working through revisions requested by editors. I thought I’d share a few tips and pointers. If you can take care of these before you submit, your work might be better received by editors and agents. Read it aloud If you can manage to do it, read your work aloud or… Continue reading The Beginning of Self-Editing ~ Mia Kay
Once upon a time, I joined this snazzy little group of writers who have a website called READerlicious.com. We were more than critique partners. We became fast friends. Yes, all of us. One day last year, we discussed flying cross-country to meet up and take a week long class together. The master writing class (AKA Margie Lawson’s Immersion… Continue reading Getting Out of the Cave ~ Brinda Berry
I just returned from my second-ever RWA national conference. This year, the conference in fabulous New York City. The last I attended was in 2010 at Walt Disney World in Orlando. Yep, two conferences, five years apart, but both experience were incredible. And very different. I thought I’d take a minute to do a little… Continue reading A Tale of Two Conferences by Margaret Ethridge/Maggie Wells
Look for these books by our members in July and August. Title: AND THEN HE KISSED HER Release Date: July 9, 2015 Genre: Contemporary Romance; Sweet Romance DSRA Author: Brinda Berry ALWAYS A BRIDESMAID by Melinda Curtis, USA Today Bestselling and Award Winning Author: Nicole Edwards has walked down the aisle as a bridesmaid thirteen… Continue reading DSRA Releases
I held a cover reveal for my first book last week. As is maybe the nature of most things in life, I didn’t know anything about book covers, much less cover reveals until I needed one. But I did need one, and here’s why. I’ve worked hard at learning the craft of novel writing, and… Continue reading Pimpin’ (a book) Ain’t Easy by Jen Crane.