Category Archives: Writer blog

Boost Your Writing Creativity by Not Writing

The Indiana Writers Consortium recently posted a question on Facebook: What are the top five important pieces of advice to give someone to boost their creativity in their writing? I offered my five: 1. Read as many different genres as … Continue reading

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Killing Them Softly (Not): How I Transitioned to Writing Horror

Today I’m blogging at Flying Turtle Publishing. Check out my post at Flying Turtle. Above photo, A Groaning Too Deep For Utterance by bluecinderella, courtesy of Creative Commons.

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Acceptance

Well, it finally happened. Got the email justifying all those hours I’ve spent hunched over a computer, banging¬†out stories I hope someone other than me will like.¬† The email that says, “Congratulations. Your submission has been accepted…”

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New Strategies

I love reading Rachelle Gardner’s blog. She’s a literary agent with Books and Such and regularly dispenses publishing advice via the internet. One of her posts discusses writing methods. Gardner gives examples of how authors go about writing a manuscript. … Continue reading

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