Each chapter will be an essay by a different author on what they’ve learned through inspiration to write fiction, through applying the universal truths of their lives to fiction, and other gnosis learned through the process of writing. Wherever this wisdom comes from, it all qualifies as long as it occurred in the author’s mind due to writing fiction.
In January I started a new series project. This time I did it right. During my writing career I’ve morphed from a complete pantser (one who dives in with no set plan) to an assisted pantser (one who must have significant sign posts to complete the story journey safely). With my first series, The Kyn Kronicles,
Commitment: When You Commit Things Happen Because You Make Them Happen by Beth Barany, author of the series about Henrietta The Dragon Slayer, a young adult epic fantasy, book 3 coming in 2015. More...
This is #6 in a series of articles on Spark Your Creativity Through the Numbers for Writers, posted on Saturdays, an ongoing series designed to inspire, motivate and get you writing up a storm! Tips shared here are inspired by my bestselling e-book, Overcome Writer’s Block: 10 Writing Sparks to Ignite Your Creativity.
Lots and lots of chocolate, hard rock music, long walks, and wacking a sticking against a punching bag. And writing! Because as my clients and students know: Writing begets writing. Yes, it’s the time...
This is #5 in a series of articles on Spark Your Creativity Through the Numbers for Writers, posted on Saturdays, an ongoing series designed to inspire, motivate and get you writing up a storm! Tips shared here are inspired by my bestselling e-book, Overcome Writer’s Block: 10 Writing Sparks to Ignite Your Creativity.
We have a special guest poem today submitted by Catharine Bramkamp, inspired by the numbers. Enjoy!
What Makes for a Successful Social Media Presence for Fiction Authors? Vision Drive Passion Clear purpose Excitement — All ingredients to a successful social media campaign. It — your success — all depends on what you would like. And it all starts in knowing what you would like!
Welcome to my Social Media for Author Tip Series, where I offer you tips to put into practice so that you can: Connect with your readers and get to know them Let them get...
We writers know our story circles around three things: plot, setting, and character. I’d like to talk about character. I know you have heard a dozen different ways to create characters, but how about one more time, only with a different take on them.
Enjoy this inspirational speech from the film, Any Given Sunday, delivered by the excellent Al Pacino. Enjoy also Jamie Fix, Dennis Quaid, and LL Cool J.