Category: Guest Blog

Ready for writing? by Dennis Scheel

Ready for writing? by Dennis Scheel A constant for me had always been the many stories, whether I read them and got inspired or saw movies which did the same, but the inspirations have always been there. Ideas about stories in my head; my head… Continue Reading “Ready for writing? by Dennis Scheel”

Series Writing by Keith Julius

Series Writing by Keith Julius          There are definite advantages to writing a series of books.  Once the characters are developed they aren’t abandoned.  You have the opportunity to use them over and over again.  This gives you a big start on your next… Continue Reading “Series Writing by Keith Julius”

Fiction Writers Are People Too by Rod A. Walters

Fiction Writers Are People Too by Rod A. Walters That’s silly. Of course, they are people. WHY SOME OF MY BEST FRIENDS WRITE FICTION! Still, I never fail to learn something of direct use during an evening with this good fiction-people. You know you’ve had… Continue Reading “Fiction Writers Are People Too by Rod A. Walters”

Dialogue. by Keith Julius

        Dialogue. by Keith Julius          It’s such an important part of writing a novel.  And yet many people, particularly beginning authors, struggle with it.

I of the Hurricane: Eating Up a Storm by Sema Gurun and Stephanie Rugoff

Kali developed I of the Hurricane over the course of years.  She based it on her beloved dog Hurricane and their experiences living in Southern California.  She kept an ongoing journal of the daily adventures of her pets, especially her most imaginative one, Hurricane. She included… Continue Reading “I of the Hurricane: Eating Up a Storm by Sema Gurun and Stephanie Rugoff”

INSPIRATION by Dennis Scheel

INSPIRATION by Dennis Scheel “Don’t annoy the Author, he/ she can put you in their book and kill you off.”– A phrase often used by the author posters or mugs. This phrase got me thinking intensely about the ways writers as myself included get inspired… Continue Reading “INSPIRATION by Dennis Scheel”

The Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger –by boringbug

The Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger – by boringbug As I sit in a cafeteria and mesmerize at my newly developed love for French Press, I cannot help but ponder over a youngster’s plea seeking his way towards the world of blogging. A conversation… Continue Reading “The Confessions of a Reluctant Blogger –by boringbug”

Keith Julius- In His Own Words

Keith Julius – In His Own Words         I discovered John Steinbeck in 1972, when I was 16 years old.  I had to read a book as an English assignment, and though I enjoyed reading – and even then had aspirations of… Continue Reading “Keith Julius- In His Own Words”

Across the Mediums by Dennis Scheel

Across the Mediums by Dennis Scheel   There are many forms a story can be told; a book, a game, tv series or even a movie. All of these which has their own style of telling and possible benefits and downsides. And those that were… Continue Reading “Across the Mediums by Dennis Scheel”