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My Book by Sherri Moshman-Paganos

In Step Lively: New York City Tales of Love and Change, I wanted to paint a picture of New York City back in the late 70’s and early 80’s, a time still so engraved in my memory. Against the backdrop of Manhattan, a young… Continue Reading “My Book by Sherri Moshman-Paganos”

I Write to Right my Mind By Eleanor Amicucci

All art forms are for two: the audience, and the artist. As the artist, one seeks to create something that will move the audience, teach them, humor them, or simply make them think about a topic in a new way. At the same time… Continue Reading “I Write to Right my Mind By Eleanor Amicucci”

How did The Short Story Collective come about? by Andrew Innes

The greatest trick the writer ever pulled off was to convince the reader that the worlds and images painted within the mind through the written word are real. Perhaps the second greatest trick was to convince them that this all came about through some… Continue Reading “How did The Short Story Collective come about? by Andrew Innes”

THE PATHS OF GLORY by Mary M. Schmidt

The boast of heraldry, the pomp of pow’r,          And all that beauty, all that wealth e’er gave, Awaits alike th’ inevitable hour.          The paths of glory lead but to the grave.                               …Thomas Gray    November 22, 1963:  I was all of 17, a… Continue Reading “THE PATHS OF GLORY by Mary M. Schmidt”

Interview with Hamour Baika

Where did you get your idea for your book? This story was inspired by the song Hotel by Tori Amos: A chance encounter in a hotel turns into a romantic experience, which leads to a breakage point, and the protagonist finds themselves at the… Continue Reading “Interview with Hamour Baika”

Dedications by Dennis Scheel

When authors reach the joyful occasion of having any of their work published, they often need to consider many different things, from the title, cover, release date, and other such nuanced details. Compared to those considerations, including a dedication page may seem minute, but… Continue Reading “Dedications by Dennis Scheel”

My hardship in writing by Dennis Scheel

Writing novels is not a short endeavor; at least, I haven’t experienced it to be. For the last five years, I have been working on my books in the Underworlds series, three novels so far, with the fourth and final one currently standing at… Continue Reading “My hardship in writing by Dennis Scheel”

Don’t Touch That! by James Scott

As I said in earlier posts, believability is one of the three most important things for successful SciFi writing.  You got to think that what the person is doing in the story is something you might do in the same situation.   Or better still,… Continue Reading “Don’t Touch That! by James Scott”

The Challenges COVID Brings to Writing by Dennis Scheel

Many challenges have surfaced since the virus reared its ugly head all over the globe. With 100 million people infected, we have all been influenced in some ways, which, of course, also shows in the world’s penmanship. It’s been almost a year since everything changed. This includes writing as well. Many authors now work from home, in… Continue Reading “The Challenges COVID Brings to Writing by Dennis Scheel”