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Winter at a Summer House

A Debut Author’s Book Launch Musings Mary Beth Hines I recently received my author’s copies of Winter at a Summer House, my debut poetry collection. Seeing the books stacked in the box, pulling that first one out and running a finger over the cover—beautiful… Continue Reading “Winter at a Summer House”

Getting started – the newbie authors guide to living the dream! by Craig Deegan

Every author had to start somewhere. They all had to sit down and jotted down their opening sentence. No doubt with shaking hands and riddled with fear, but they did it anyway. And guess what?   They’re people, just like us.  They’re no different.  They… Continue Reading “Getting started – the newbie authors guide to living the dream! by Craig Deegan”

The Necessity of a Winter Solstice in the life of a Writer by Boshra Rasti Ghalati

It was during what must have been the tenth time playing Uno ( in the middle of another COVID lockdown) with my nine-year-old daughter, that my mother called. If you are familiar with Persian mothers you’ll know that my first thoughts — even as… Continue Reading “The Necessity of a Winter Solstice in the life of a Writer by Boshra Rasti Ghalati”

Thoughts on Teaching Fiction Online by Michael Backus

Teaching fiction writing online works surprisingly well as a whole, I’ve taught close to 150 classes in the past 18 years for Gotham Writer’s Workshop and Zoetrope Magazine and most of those have been online in the past 10 years.

ROSWELL, AREA 51, & GOD by RICHARD M EVANS

NOT JUST ANY HANDSHAKE! These are real commanders of the Roswell and Area 51 bases! I am Richard M. Evans, son of Colonel Ivor Parry Evans, ex-base commander of the Air Force base at Roswell, NM. The photo shows my dad shaking hands with… Continue Reading “ROSWELL, AREA 51, & GOD by RICHARD M EVANS”

Why Tales? by Valeri Stanoevich

Today short story is literary Cinderella. While it waits and shivers at the thresholds of Today short story is the literary Cinderella. While it waits and shivers at the thresholds of publishers, the other literary genres which are considered serious pass through. It is… Continue Reading “Why Tales? by Valeri Stanoevich”

Writing Your Characters by Dennis Scheel

I was talking with a friend about writing and the complexities of character development suddenly hit me.

A little chat with Veralyn Keach

Hey Guys! I’m Veralyn Keach, the writer and author of the new fiction vampire series, “The Scent Of A Man.” I reside in Port St Lucie, Florida and when I’m not writing I’m glued to Netflix or Hulu!

How our interests develop us as writers by Dennis Scheel

When we first begin our lives, we slowly start to cultivate hobbies and friendships. Most of us first discover the joy in reading through school. As we experience the delights hidden away in the magic of stories, making our imaginations soar. But different people… Continue Reading “How our interests develop us as writers by Dennis Scheel”