Tag: amwriting

Through a different lens By Whitney Rines

“Write in your own lane, you can’t or don’t have the right to properly represent (x) race, culture, religions, etc.”. This is a common view going around right now and isn’t new. Telling other authors that they can’t possibly do the character justice just… Continue Reading “Through a different lens By Whitney Rines”

Why Did I Tell the Whole World About My Eating Disorder? By Ronni Robinson

Why would anyone want to put in print some of the most embarrassing moments of their lives? Why bare your soul, sharing your secrets for anyone to see?

Alexandra Forever Beginnings – Book One by D. W. Richards (Book Review #762)

Alexandra Forever is a series of 8 fantasy novellas. The narrative follows a continuous and unified form of events that follow throughout the 8 books. Each book ends with a ‘To be continued”, creating an intense layout of a story plot, which finalizes in… Continue Reading “Alexandra Forever Beginnings – Book One by D. W. Richards (Book Review #762)”

Journeys Through Faladon: The Titan Divide, a Fantasy Novel Created by Over 40 Co-authors

Many fantastic fantasy novels have been created by one author, Journeys Through Faladon: The Titan Divide is the first to be created by 40 co-authors. The idea for such a significant and ambitious project was realized on ForgeFiction, a platform dedicated to collaborative writing.… Continue Reading “Journeys Through Faladon: The Titan Divide, a Fantasy Novel Created by Over 40 Co-authors”

Title 2 by Keith Julius 

  My last article dealt with titles, and how important they are to lure the reader into a story.  Titles should be evocative, inspiring questions and wonder, yet at the same time, they should also tell the reader something about the book.  I have… Continue Reading “Title 2 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”

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”

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”

Writing Helped Save My Job by Mark Bierman

Writing Helped Save My Job by Mark Bierman “I’m done with all of it,” I thought aloud to our empty house in the fall of 2010. My wife and our two girls had gone shopping, and I was on a day off from my job… Continue Reading “Writing Helped Save My Job by Mark Bierman”