The Cliff Notes on Characters
First, I would like to thank William Parker (of Softpress Publishing) for inviting me to appear on his blog today. I am sincerely honored. When invited to be a guest blogger, I gave quite a bit of thought as to what I could offer to the writing community that they don’t see in a dozen … Continue reading Scammers Among Us – Beware!
Although I haven't been posting reviews of the books I've read recently, my latest read demands a review! Synopsis: Truely Noonan is the quintessential Southern boy made good. Like his older sister, Courtney, Truely left behind the slow, sweet life of Mississippi for jet-set San Francisco, where he earned a fortune as an Internet entrepreneur. Courtney and Truely … Continue reading Eat, Drink, and Be From Mississippi, by Nanci Kincaid
I suppose we all have our own opinion on what the number one cause of anguish is for any new writer, but for today... my blog, my opinion 🙂 I network with hundreds to thousands of writers each week. Some are seasoned, but most are still fledglings trying on their writer's wings. They have the … Continue reading Writing, Tattoos, and Inhibitions…
Writing a novel start to finish is a huge undertaking, even if it's written badly. I'm being absolutely serious. The quality of a novel isn't a direct reflection of time or even the work that was put into it. I was once asked to review a book by a man who said he had taken … Continue reading Dead Enemies
As most of you know by previous posts, I am a fan of Stephen King. A big fan. But not of everything he's ever written. There were a few I choked my way through, although most I enjoyed. Today I finished reading Finders Keepers, somewhat of a continuation of Mr. Mercedes from a number of years back. … Continue reading Finders Keepers, by Stephen King
Today I'd like to do something a little different. Instead of posting yet another blog on the writing tips that have been covered by everyone, how about a quiz. The following questions all have something to do with authors, most of who we know well. Read the questions carefully, some of the answers might surprise … Continue reading Fun Writer’s Quiz – Test Your Knowledge