Tag: Guest Blog

Writing Your Characters by Dennis Scheel

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

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”

A Few Words BY BRETT SALTER

Dear Resident of the Earth Realm, Imagine if you had the infernos of a mythical, fire dragon raging inside of you. Imagine if you had centuries of power and majesty trapped within your physical body. Now, imagine you are a tentative, thirteen-year old boy… Continue Reading “A Few Words BY BRETT SALTER”

When plotting is too much by Dennis Scheel

Most authors, both new to the craft and well-seasoned, do some plotting before starting a new story. Some settle for a few points, but for others, their plotting has become so long that it can be a novel in itself. Pantsers are the exception… Continue Reading “When plotting is too much by Dennis Scheel”

An Interview With AE Hines

Pre-order the collection and each dollar raised between June and November will be matched dollar-for-dollar and donated to The Trevor Project. 1. What’s your favorite thing you have written? This is a difficult question. I don’t generally think of anything I write in this way,… Continue Reading “An Interview With AE Hines”

Book Porn By Auriane de Rudder

You guys, I think I’ve developed…a problem. It started out, as these things often do, innocently. I was young, in middle school, and didn’t fit in. My hormones were surging and my awkward stage was in full swing. I watched other girls socialize at… Continue Reading “Book Porn By Auriane de Rudder”

Poems by AE HINES

With every pre-sale purchase of Any Dumb Animal by A.E. Hines between June and November 2021, a group of anonymous donors will match dollar for dollar each sale and donate it to The Trevor Project. The Trevor Project was founded in 1998 and is the leading national… Continue Reading “Poems by AE HINES”

Julie McGue discusses her journey to debut memoir 

At forty-eight years old, I was sent for a breast biopsy. For most women this alone is a nerve-wracking experience, but for an adoptee it produces layers of complicated emotions. My health issues compelled me to launch a search into my closed adoption, something… Continue Reading “Julie McGue discusses her journey to debut memoir “

Do you think you have nothing to say? Nothing to offer the world?

Think again! The Journey of Finding My Voice By Barbara Carter I once felt I had nothing of valve to offer. Nothing of value to say to the world. From a young age I was shy and afraid of so many things. In school… Continue Reading “Do you think you have nothing to say? Nothing to offer the world?”