D. T. Dyllin · Uncategorized · writing advice

Are you a ‘real’ writer? ~D.T. Dyllin

For those of you who somehow, inexplicably missed it… November is National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. To officially participate, you sign up and commit yourself to write 50,000 words in a month’s time, that month being November. (I know… Thanks Ms. Captain Obvious.) Personally, I’ve never participated NaNoWriMo, even though the past three years… Continue reading Are you a ‘real’ writer? ~D.T. Dyllin

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Perfecting (or overthinking) the Self Published Novel – Jen Crane

A writer can learn a lot about herself while writing and preparing to publish novels. I, for example, have learned my neurosis knows no bounds. I have chosen to take the sound advice of successful authors like Sylvia Day, and hold on to my first book until I can release more in the series. Sylvia’s… Continue reading Perfecting (or overthinking) the Self Published Novel – Jen Crane

Sandra Jones · writing advice

You’ve Got to Crack a Few Eggs by Sandra Jones

 Earlier this month while my husband was cleaning out an old file cabinet in our garden shed, he found a drawer full of my old manuscripts. Digging through them, I discovered at least a half-dozen stories dating from back in the days when editors and agents wanted actual pages banged out from typewriters. We’re talking 120,000 or more… Continue reading You’ve Got to Crack a Few Eggs by Sandra Jones