How often do you check on your muse? I’m trying to make a point of touching base with mine more often. I mean, I do all the things good little writers are supposed to do. I have a business plan. I track things—words per day, contract/rights information, royalties earned, etc. I back up my work… Continue reading Mags on mollycoddling your muse
By Katie Kenyhercz I started playing around with the idea of publishing in my early twenties. I began my first original novel and wrote from the heart, but I kept getting stalled about halfway through. I knew there were plot problems, but I didn’t know how to fix them. I started a Master’s program in… Continue reading Katie’s Road to Publishing
Lindsay Cross Why did I decide to write? I’m sure that just as many authors ponder this question as know the answer. Some started because they knew that was their calling. What they were meant to do. Others still came to writing in a more round about way stumbling into the business of writing. My… Continue reading Why did I Decide to Write – Lindsay Cross
Voirey Linger My road to authordom isn’t particularly dramatic. It’s probably not even unusual. I was a girl who loved books that grew into a woman who loves books, and while that’s the beginning and end, it’s not the whole story. I started reading at a very young age. According to my mother, I was… Continue reading Becoming a Writer – Voirey Linger
By Jen Holman As a pre-published author, I find myself fairly insecure about my writing process, my characters, my plot, my future, and, oh, just about everything to do with writing as a whole. While I know beyond a shadow of doubt that writing is something I must do, beginning my career (?) as an… Continue reading Am I a Writer? – Jen Holman
When I was younger, I was a big roller coaster fan. My brother and I used to spend a day at Six Flags doing nothing but running from one coaster to the next. When my kids hit the daredevil stage, I was right there in line with them, willing and able to ride the tallest,… Continue reading Thrilled, but vaguely nauseous. Thanks for asking….
Voirey Linger I’m going to finish four books by the end of May with an estimated word count total of 200,000 words. Don’t choke. Breathe through it. You with me? Okay then. Please note, I didn’t say I was going to WRITE four books. The books are already on my hard drive, partials left languishing… Continue reading Goals and Deadlines