Revising is part of the writing process. New writers may not get this. It’s easy to think writing the end of a first draft is the hardest part. And it is a GREAT milestone–don’t get me wrong. But for me, revising is actually more difficult than the first draft. Today, I’m sharing a few of… Continue reading Write It Again, Sam ~ Brinda Berry
I’m sorry I don’t have a more zippy post to share with you this month. You see, a couple weeks ago, my publisher gave the verbal green light on books 2 & 3 in a proposed series. Yay! Then he hit me with a deadline that made me flinch just the teensiest bit. Now, I’m… Continue reading Mags vs. the panic attack
Look for these books by our members in June and July. Serendipity Boxed Set By Brinda Berry Release June 7, 2015 Three full-length novels from the Serendipity collection Chasing Luck (a Serendipity novel #1) : At the age of seven, Malerie walked away from a bombing that left hundreds dead. When a crazed gunman kills… Continue reading DSRA Releases
Marriage Equality Now the Law of The Land Today, the Supreme Court of the United States ruled same-sex couples have a fundamental right to marry. “The court’s action marks the culmination of an unprecedented upheaval in public opinion and the nation’s jurisprudence. Advocates called it the most pressing civil rights issue of modern times…” (Washington… Continue reading Because #lovewins
I’m supposed to write something writerly on this post, but truthfully, all my brain can come with is a mass of stuff concerning my leaving my mundane day to day existence to the far away place of Michigan. The sweltering heat of Arkansas will be forgotten as I enjoy the first family reunion I’ve attended… Continue reading Vacation!
Is it just me, or are there some seriously great book-to-primetime TV series out there right now? And if you’ve been watching, wow. Nail-biting season finales, right? The Starz series Outlander follows very closely the popular Diana Gabaldon series of books. HBO’s Game of Thrones is one of my personal favorites. And then of course… Continue reading Jen Crane – When Author And Reader Expectations Don’t Match Up
***This is a repost from years ago…because I need to remember these handy tips while I stare at a deadline that the beauty and unpredictability of summer are making difficult to reach.*** The one sure thing in life is change. Like the seasons, some are predictable. Others, like a bump in release date, are not. Alterations range from… Continue reading Megan Mitcham – Bend Don’t Break