DON’T OVERTHINK IT. Just write, and let your thoughts flow. You can go back and edit later. The best dialogue is natural, not forced.
People often ask me how I got published, and how they, too, can get their first book written and published. I get this question a lot now. I suppose with five poetry books, three novels, a few children’s books and a screenplay under my belt, I may seem like someone who knows what they’re doing,… Continue reading A Million Little Paths
Heather Grace Stewart’s latest anthology, “Caged; New and Selected Poems”, is a delight. This talented poet, novelist and photographer has compiled a book which will touch the hea… Source: Caged: New and Selected Poems by Heather Grace Stewart.
Imagine if civil engineers worked for free. They’d probably do a shabby job, leave work at noon, and say, ‘oh well, you never paid me,’ whenever their bridges collapse. As authors, we owe it to ourselves and to future generations to put a price tag on our hard work. Free and 0.99 cent deals are… Continue reading Authors, Value Your Work!
Does setting matter to you when you read a book? Do you like to be able to relate to the place(s), or is it more interesting if it’s set in a place foreign to you?
How the most viral human interest story on record became my next novel.
I have this sick feeling in my stomach that we are simply devaluing ourselves as authors.