A Stubborn Writer

When I first started writing, I shouted from the rooftops that I was a pantster. I wrote from the seat of my pants, without an outline or character profiles. This was how I did it, and no one was going to tell me otherwise. In a sense, this made me unfaithful to the craft of writing. All writers have their […]

An Underwater Dreamer

Let’s dive right into another author interview. Today, I’m introducing you to Jenny Burke, a woman who streams together her experiences, research, and dreams to create characters and stories. Passionate about the outdoors, exploring and imagining possibilities, please welcome Jenny and enjoy. Describe yourself in 150 words or less. I’m an author, reader, artist, and marine biologist, studying creatures of […]

Writing Advice List!

This post is a bit different. I thought I’d create a fiction writing alphabetical advice list based on my experience as a writer, author, and publisher. Hope you find something of value. Audience – It’s rare I hear authors talking about their audience, which is an important aspect of selling your book. Let your audience feel as if you wrote […]

Revision Decisions

I’m a non-traditional writer, who doesn’t follow a specific writing process or has ever declared, “I’d die if I couldn’t write.” My muse is most likely an old, witty, drunken fool, disgruntled about age or lack of funds. Or maybe I’m confusing it with my guardian angel. Anyways, I don’t have a set writing practice; I do what works for […]

Right the Write Way

One of the many mistakes writers make is wrong word usage. Spell check misses it, because there is nothing wrong with the spelling. Sometimes it gets by the writer, because our minds have a tendency to trick us into thinking it’s the correct word. Since I started writing, I’ve taught myself the do’s and don’ts of writing by reading and […]