I’ve heard all the arguments why authors don’t list their books on Google Play. “It’s too complicated… Not enough money to be worth it…” blah, blah, blah. If you’re one of those people, I’m here to tell you it’s time to change your way of thinking. I have been on the retailer for almost 10… Continue reading Google Play Playground
Meet Lacey Thacker. Last month we had the distinct pleasure of hosting a wonderful young woman whom a number of our group hires for her excellent abilities to edit a manuscript. She the marvelous and refreshing Lacy Thacker. Lacy gave us a quick overview of how she edits a manuscript. She does a three pass… Continue reading A Visit with a Real Editor
I tried, but I cannot write to music that features lyrics. Can’t do it. One minute I’m typing away, giddy with excitement at the dialogue that flew from my fingers to a page…and the next I’m typing the song’s chorus. It’s like my subconscious brain absorbs the words I hear and then outputs them through… Continue reading Music To Write By
By Voirey Linger Advice on how to be a proper writer drifts around the publishing world like so much flotsam. Wherever you turn, there is another tidbit of advice telling you what you’re doing wrong and how to do it right. While not all advice is valid, a lot of it carries a kernel of… Continue reading Why I Don’t Write on Weekends
On a daily basis I write about fictitious couples falling in love. But what is it really?
I’ll give you my top five answers, and I’d love for you to share one of yours.
by Harriet Hale I’m a late convert, but I love the movie The 13th Warrior. One of my favorite characters is Herger the Joyous. He’s probably everyone’s favorite. Big smile, sage wisdom, tough guy, great accent … Herger’s fairly awesome. Of all the quotes that stick with me, there’s a specific one I love. “The… Continue reading Harriet Hides in a Hole
Every author has a favorite part of the writing and publishing process. My personal favorite is brainstorming the new story. I’m giddy thinking about research, character profiles, and plots. The front end of the process is pure heaven for me. Let me organize my Scrivener note cards by chapter and plot point. Stand back as I choose… Continue reading The Red Zone by Brinda Berry