by Harriet Hale Three weeks ago I signed my first publishing contract. I’m thrilled … seriously. I can’t say that sentence without grinning like a moron. However, it’s also daunting because now I’m a working writer. Suddenly this thing I do in my spare time while sitting on my sofa has a purpose. And I… Continue reading Working writer
It’s a fake. Do you hear me? I’m FAKING it. Not words you always want to hear. But in the case of the cover to the left, it’s okay to be a fake. Although I leave my actual book cover creations to graphic designers, I sometimes need a temporary one or a placeholder. This particular… Continue reading I’m All About the Canva~ Brinda Berry
It is a truth universally acknowledged that a single man in possession of a good fortune must be in want of a wife – Jane Austen, Pride and Prejudice (1813). It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. – Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities (1859). Mr. and Mrs. Dursley… Continue reading What’s your line? Play a game with Mags!
This is a good question, and one authors should have an answer for. We all write for different reasons. Some for the love of the craft, some for money and others just because they love it. Do you see a pattern here? It doesn’t matter what the reason is, what matters is that you love… Continue reading Why do you write?
Look for these books by our members in May and June. HEARTS IN DANGER – Romantic Suspense Box Set by Elle James, Mandy Harbin, Parker Kincade, Megan Mitcham, & More Now Available for Pre-Order $0.99 Hearts in Danger, FOURTEEN stories of thrilling romance to benefit the American Heart Association. These full length, Romantic Suspense stories come… Continue reading DSRA Releases
This is the year of delving into the science of craft for me. I have to approach everything from an analytical perspective, my fatal flaw. I’ve been at this for six years now and I’ve written a LOT of words, finished a few books, but haven’t published anything, accept a really nice short story. I’ve… Continue reading Did You Know RWA has Classes?
Oscar Wilde said “experience is simply the name we give our mistakes.” I am really experienced. This week I changed my pen name. After months of working to build name recognition and a social media presence, it’s all gone. Gone! I plan to publish two novels in the Descended of Dragons series this October. I… Continue reading Mistakes. I’ve Made A Few. By Jen Crane