TIPS ON WHAT SOCIAL MEDIA SITES AN AUTHOR SHOULD HAVE? By Hope Ann – There are so many social media sites, but does an author really need to be on all of them? Is one or more of them indispensable to the serious author or do they just clutter and … View Original Post: What Social Media Sites Should an Author Have? Continue reading What Social Media Sites Should an Author Have?
RED, CRIMSON AND SCARLET ARE MY FAVORITE COLORS OF THE AUTUMN SEASON! Shades of red in nature are awe-inspiring and by far my favorite colors. I actually think autumn is my favorite season. Personally, it feels like this fall is the ending of a season in my life and the beginning of a new one, one that I am eagerly looking forward to seeing where it leads. I’m in … Continue reading Red, Crimson and Scarlet are Magnificent Colors of Autumn
10 GREAT TIPS TO IMPROVE YOUR WRITING! If you’re like me, you have a love-hate relationship with writing. And if you’re really like me, it’s not just a love-hate relationship. If you’re really, really like me, yo… View Original Post: 10 Ways to Improve your Writing Continue reading 10 Ways to Improve your Writing
DEEP INTO THE WEEDS OF EDITING MY NOVEL “HEART SEASONS”! I have to tell you, editing for “Overused Words” is my least favorite part of the entire writing process. I am by nature a detail-oriented person, but this level of editing is even too tedious for me. It feels like slogging through the weeds in a pair of heavy winter hiking boots. But, it is extremely necessary!! Or should … Continue reading Deep Down in the Weeds of Editing My Novel
TWO BRAZIL NUTS A DAY TO GET YOUR DAILY SELENIUM NEEDS! When it comes to keeping the doctor away, apples could have some serious competition. Based on new research, the adage could easily be changed to be “Two Brazil nuts a day keeps the doctor away.” T… View Original Post: The Nut That Protects Against Liver Cancer Continue reading The Nut That Protects Against Liver Cancer
THIS IS WHAT AUTUMN LOOKS LIKE! ISN’T IT MAGNIFICENT? The fall season is a gorgeous one! I thoroughly enjoy all four season, but this one amazes me the most, the way nature transforms. I am fascinated by nature’s seasons as well as the seasons we experience in our lives. During our lifetime, we go through many different seasons and I look forward to seeing where … Continue reading This is What Autumn Looks Like!
7 GREAT TIPS FOR MAKING MORE TIME TO WRITE! By Kelsie Engen. Is there not enough time in the day to write? Or do you simply not know how to make the time? It’s hard to believe, but it’s already time to discuss our writing insecurities … View Original Post: 7 Tips for Making Time to Write Continue reading 7 Tips for Making Time to Write
WRITING, EDITING AND THE AUTUMN RAIN! White Trumpet flowers covered with raindrops on a wet almost autumn day, a perfect day for immersing myself in editing my novel “Heart Seasons: The Rainbow Revelation.” I’m sitting in my office with the window wide open, listening to the peaceful sounds of the soft rain. It’s both comforting and inspiring and makes the process even more enjoyable. I love editing as much as I … Continue reading Writing, Editing and the Sounds of Autumn Rain
MORE WRITING, MORE IDEAS! By Millie Ho: I used to think that I would run out of ideas if I wrote too much. This fear drained my ability to write at times. But it made sense, right? Your mind can only generate so much … View Original Post: The More You Write, the More Ideas You’ll Have Continue reading The More You Write, the More Ideas You’ll Have
OVERNIGHT IT FEELS LIKE FALL IS IN THE AIR AND THE WRITING’S BEEN EASY!! Mums are a sure sign that “Fall” is on the way and I’m looking forward to it. I have always enjoyed living in a part of the country where we experience definite seasons, because as soon as I get bored with one season another one is around the corner. It seems like we literally went … Continue reading It Feels Like Fall In The Air And The Writing Is Easy!!
WRITING TIPS: HOW TO WRITE NATURAL DIALOGUE By Victor Salinas Dialogue. It’s the lifeblood of any work of fiction. It’s how we get to know the characters of a story. It’s the way the characters speak to us. And it’s also a trap for ma… View Original Post: How to Write Natural Dialogue Continue reading How to Write Natural Dialogue
INDIE PUBLISHING EASY WITH KINDLE DIRECT PUBLISHING AND CREATESPACE!! How simple is it to be an indie author? KDP authors Ally Nathaniel and Carole P. Roman discuss. Independently publish with Kindle Direct Publishing-KDP to reach millions of readers. CreateSpace provides free tools to help you self-publish and distribute your books. Get stared publishing with CreateSpace now. COMING SOON!! Continue reading Lunch With Authors: What’s It Like To Be An Indie Author?
THE WOMEN ALWAYS WROTE – THIS INSPIRES ME! By Kristen Twardowski: The women in my family always wrote. Journals, mostly. Many women fill their hope chests with clothing, linens, dishware. My mother filled hers with journals. They came in all sizes and types. Some… View Original Post: The Women Always Wrote Continue reading The Women Always Wrote
THE WORLD RUNS ON STORIES! By Jamie Lee Wallace: I have yet to meet a writer who doesn’t routinely doubt the sanity of writing. Despite realizing that writing is an inextricable part of our identity, we can’t help but question its use… View Original Post: Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories. THE WORD “STORY” IS ONE OF MY FAVORITE WORDS! Continue reading Short and Sweet Advice for Writers: Remember. The World Runs on Stories.