Welcome to the new series! This is the Writer’s Guide series which will be published every Sunday. These articles are resource posts from other writers who share their knowledge and experience at different occupations or skills.
The idea behind this is to create a resource library of information that other writers may find useful when creating characters with these skills/occupations.
This week’s guest poster is my friend and author Andrew Kopecky, who discusses the topic of being yourself as a writer. Enjoy!
Do you have a bucket list? Most people’s bucket lists, consist of large adventures or big projects / achievements. Maybe it’s to climb Mt. Everest, be mortgage-free before 40 or backpack throughout Asia.
I am making a change and have decided to break my goals down into monthly ones. Since moving to N. Ireland there have been some big changes and I feel this will work better for me both in remembering them and completing them 🙂
My wonderful friend and author Melka Stansah is back on this blog, this time with an author interview. Enjoy!
This week’s guest post is an interview with my good friend and writer, Rachel Poli. Enjoy!
This week’s guest poster is author of the non-fiction book Above Average Stories, Nate Johnson. Check out the interview below!
I have been fortunate that so many lovely people have followed my blog, liked the articles and left comments. Since I started writing this blog you may have come to know a little more about me.
So this week, I thought we’d do something a little different. I would love to learn more about you. Where you are from, why you love to write, what you hope for 2018….
Share something in the comments or if you are shy, you can always use the Contact Form to reach out. You don’t need to have a wordpress account to leave comments, though please note all comments are moderated.
I look forward to hearing from you.
Not sure what to say in a comment? How about answering this random question. If you grew a tail, what type of tail would you want? (don’t I ask the real hard-hitting questions!)
To get the ball rolling, my answer would be scorpion tail. Useful for people who sit in front of you at the movies and talk. JAB!
This week’s guest poster is the lovely Tavera Del Toro, author of Revenge Chair. Here Tavera discusses the creative process. Enjoy!
The creative process or my lunacy
by Tavera Del Toro
When I tell people I write novels, they often ask me where in the world do I get my ideas, which after a few general answers, I usually just say, “I don’t know, it just flashes into my head”. To be honest, that’s a half truth.
Like any art or endeavor, one can’t just perch down at your desk and inform your brain, “Okay, brain tell me a story!”
I am fortunate to have the wonderful Kim Chance, author of Keeper, back on this blog. Check out her interview below.
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Interview with Kim Chance
1 – Have you always wanted to be a writer?
I feel kind of strange saying this, but no. Writing has been a part of my life for as long as I can remember. I wrote some short stories and poetry as a kid, but most of my writing took the form of daily diaries and journals.
I still have a box full of them! Once digital journals became a thing (anyone remember LiveJournal?), I kept one all through high school and college. Writing has always played a key role in helping me process the world and my feelings about it.