Category: Guest Blog

Writing is an Iterative Process by 100 Lick

Writing is an Iterative Process by 100 Lick Many of us want to write a book. Many only wish to complete a story they are writing. And yet, only some do. Some of us would like writing to be our full-time job, but many… Continue Reading “Writing is an Iterative Process by 100 Lick”

Fiction Meets Reality

  FICTION MEETS REALITY NYT BESTSELLING AUTHOR TOSCA LEE’S NEW DUOLOGY REFLECTS LIFE OF POST-PANDEMIC U.S. IN HEADLINE-INSPIRED THRILLER  

Just Holden On by Ashley Parr

Just Holden On by Ashley Parr I always thought I would spend my days travelling the world and writing about all the amazing places I visited and the new people I met. However, I have learned after 33 years to stop trying to plan… Continue Reading “Just Holden On by Ashley Parr”

Truth or Fiction by Lorna Brown 

Truth or Fiction by Lorna Brown    I read an article a couple of years ago about a father, who cut his teenage daughter’s hair after she got highlights. It was her birthday and her mother treated her to the gift. The girl, I… Continue Reading “Truth or Fiction by Lorna Brown “

Going on an adventure with your characters by Dennis Scheel

Going on an adventure with your characters by Dennis Scheel   Reading a fantastic book, experiencing it with the characters is a feeling like no other. Especially if the voyage being told is a great one, but imagine going on the adventure you’re writing… Continue Reading “Going on an adventure with your characters by Dennis Scheel”

Writing Villains With Impact by Alex Bryant

Writing Villains With Impact by Alex Bryant  Villains. Let’s face it, while your hero can be inspiring and empathetic, it’s a well-written villain that always steals the show. Some are flawed but redeemable, while others are pure evil. But whatever the case, every good… Continue Reading “Writing Villains With Impact by Alex Bryant”

Why I Write for Children– Michele Clark McConnochie

Why I Write for Children– Michele Clark McConnochie According to the late, great and highly prolific Terry Pratchett, “Writing is the most fun you can have by yourself.” He certainly should have known; he wrote over 70 novels after all. However, to be brutally… Continue Reading “Why I Write for Children– Michele Clark McConnochie”

Mary MacDougall & Me By Richard Audry

Mary MacDougall & Me By Richard Audry I first tried my hand at writing novels back in the late ’80s, with an epic fantasy of 120k words that never sold. Next, I tackled a mystery. And not just any mystery, but a historical mystery.… Continue Reading “Mary MacDougall & Me By Richard Audry”

How Themes Add impact to a Novel by Evelyn Puerto

  How Themes Add impact to a Novel by Evelyn Puerto   Squeals of glee mixed with a deeper laughter came from the stairs. My four-year-old grandson was playing one of his favorite games with his dad: sliding down the stairs.   He’d want… Continue Reading “How Themes Add impact to a Novel by Evelyn Puerto”