Title Reveal! The name of our scary anthology will be…

I think the working title that garnered the most interest was The Box Under The Bed and I’m not sure who came up with it. Might’ve been me but I think I riffed off somebody else or somebody else came up with it entirely. If we figure it out, we’ll let you know. It’s inContinue reading “Title Reveal! The name of our scary anthology will be…”

Ask Dan ANYTHING

Each week we’re taking five, maybe ten, of YOUR writerly questions and setting about answering them for you.  Ask Dan ANYTHING Skill level doesn’t matter. Newbie writer, veteran writer, you have questions. I’ll opine; maybe some others will chime in with their thoughts, and hopefully YOU will get several good solutions to choose from. OrContinue reading “Ask Dan ANYTHING”

Can You See Me Now? Guest Blog Post By Juliet Nubel

Occasionally on the blog we’ll feature a fellow author type who has discovered something you all need to know about (and if you already know this one, you still might check to ensure it works). Hey, if you already know, why didn’t YOU write a guest post for the rest of us and pull usContinue reading “Can You See Me Now? Guest Blog Post By Juliet Nubel”

Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: Honorable Mention Winner Scott Skipper

The winners of July’s Word Weaver Writing Contest share their thoughts on the contest, writing in general, and other stuff. One of our Honorable Mention winners, Scott Skipper, wrote a delightful and amusing story for our contest, and the tension present in the comedy was terrific. Scott is a California fiction writer with a broad rangeContinue reading “Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: Honorable Mention Winner Scott Skipper”

Why I Built an ARC Team (and what it is) – Guest Blog Post by Yecheilyah Ysrayl

Yecheilyah Ysrayl, friend of the blog, Word Weaver Writing Contest sponsor, and author of Renaissance: The Nora White Story, joins us today to shed insights on how to do stuff I didn’t even know about. No kidding! And you need to know it, too. Here’s Yecheilyah. . Why I Built an ARC Team (and what it is)Continue reading “Why I Built an ARC Team (and what it is) – Guest Blog Post by Yecheilyah Ysrayl”

Anthology Update: PRICING: Free, $0.99, or something else? What do YOU do as a shopper?

Whether you plan to send a story for the anthology or not, I need your help.   We are all consumers. What strikes you as the best strategy here? Free or $0.99, or something else? What has YOUR buying experience been in the past?   The idea for an anthology was hatched after or duringContinue reading “Anthology Update: PRICING: Free, $0.99, or something else? What do YOU do as a shopper?”

Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: First Place Winner Heather Kindt

The winners of July’s Word Weaver Writing Contest share their thoughts on the contest, writing in general, and other stuff. Our first place winner in the contest, Heather Kindt, wrote an amazing story that absolutely grabbed me from the first sentences. You can see a smart, witty style in her prose, and the story she submittedContinue reading “Word Weaver Winner’s Profiles: First Place Winner Heather Kindt”

Never Comment On A Bad review – OR SHOULD YOU?

If you spend any time in an author forum, you’ll eventually see somebody advise everyone else to never reply to a bad review. All present will knowingly nod their heads. Horror stories abound. Timid writers agree that they heard about/saw/experienced Satan himself undo the seventh seal and the bats of Hell descended upon their book.Continue reading “Never Comment On A Bad review – OR SHOULD YOU?”