Michelle Griep’s eBook Giveaway Infograph

Michelle Griep is a friend of this blog. She is a novelist who has written several historical romances including Gallimore.  On her own blog, Writer Off The Leash, Mrs. Griep uses her experience as an author and writer to create awesome resources including free inforgraphs that she allows other bloggers to borrow. Today’s graph shows…

Interview With Author Jeri R. Smith

Jeri R. Smith is a paranormal author from Oklahoma. The first book of her series The Black Blood Legacies, Fate’s Crossing is available on Amazon. Apart from writing fiction, she is also a video game blogger at Nerdy News and Reviews.  I had the opportunity to interview Mrs. Smith where we talked a little about her…

Author Resource: Getting into Character by Brandilyn Collins

Brandilyn Collins has written several novels in her Seatbelt Suspense style including, The Chelsea Adams Series, Double Blind, Dark Justice, Over the Edge among others.  In Getting Into Character: Seven Secrets A Novelist Can Learn From Actors, she shows us how method acting can help us build unforgettable protagonists, antagonists, and supporting characters. Using examples from…

Michelle Griep’s 6 Traits of a Writer Graph

Novelist Michelle Griep is a friend of this blog. She published this graph called 6 Traits Of A Writer. It is an interesting and informative. Look it over and then click on the graph to head over to her blog Writer Off The Leash for more great insight for writers and authors.  Don’t forget to…

Top 10 Alternate Superman Versions

Jerry Siegel and Joe Shuster had no idea what they were doing when they created Kal-El aka Clark Kent aka Superman. They created an icon that has lived, died, resurrected, and battled evil villains all in the name of truth and justice. While Superman is not my favorite comic book character (it’s Batman, duh) he…

Michelle Griep’s If-Then Chart For Writers

Michelle Griep is a great writer and novelist. She also has a blog that is a great resources for authors. She posted this chart of “If/Then” Chart. She gave permission for others to use it. I put a link to her blog Writer Off The Leash in the chart. You should check it out. 

Writers Doubt Is A Real Thing

I am a writer. I am not a fledging writer or a budding writer, I am a writer. It is true most of my works have been published on this blog, but I have written one novel and two novellas, though they have yet to be published. What few people know is that in between…

#DearLaura Response!

Check out the author blog All the Way YA it is a great blog for people interested in Young Adult fiction. There are so many great authors and editors on there. You will love it. They feature a column called #DearLaura where author and educator Laura Lascarso answers questions from various writers interested in taking…

#NaNoWriMo- About 5,000 Words Short

2015 was the first year I participated in National Novel Writing Month, or NaNoWriMo. The plan was to write a 50,000 word story in 30 days to be the framework for a first draft. I am disappointed to announce that I ended with just 45,000 words. I have no excuse except that I was really…

#NaNoWriMo has begun!

National Novel Writing Month has begun! It is a rallying cry and goal setting opportunity for writers and authors to sit down and just write. The goal is simple: write a novel of at least 50,000 words. That’s about 1,700 words a day for a 30 day month like November. They do not have to…

Check out @WritersEdit on Twitter!

@WritersEdit is one of the coolest author resources on Twitter. They tweet writing prompts, tweet out #amreading to see what authors are into these days, and, my personal favorite, they send out inspiring quotes from famous authors who have gone before. They do it across several genres, so do not worry about that! There’s something…

1 Down 4 To Go- Blind Queries

Writer’s Digest is a magazine that has been really helpful in developing my craft as an writer and I highly recommend, if you’re an author, that you subscribe. In fact, they have many writing contests and prompts to try out to help you further. This past month, they were extremely helpful at giving leads to…