Today we are lucky to have an author Penny Lockwood Ehrenkranz visiting with us. She has published more than 100 articles, 75 stories, a chapbook, and her stories have been included in two anthologies. She writes for both adults and children. Her fiction has appeared in numerous genre and children’s publications, and nonfiction work has […]
Archives for July 2014
Tips about Researching Fiction–Joan Says
Joan Curtis, author of The Clock Strikes Midnight, shares writing tips and lessons #writingtips Click To Tweet This video addresses the research that needs to be done when writing fiction. Take a look and share your ideas! What do you research and how do you do it? Before your writing or after?
What in the World Do Writers Tweet?
I’ve been exploring Twitter for writers. Recently I’ve participated in several nice discussions among writers to figure out what they tweet and if they tweet. The variation is amazing, but there are some interesting Tips we writers can learn from other tweeters in the writing community #tweetingtips #writing Click To Tweet . First of all, […]
Eight Tips to Publication–My Road
My road to publication was slow and messy but the good news is I made it! You can too. I have some tips for writers who want to avoid self-publishing and want to find a home in a publishing company. 1. Go to conferences. For many writers it is hard to get away from their […]
What Brahms Teaches Us About Creativity
I attended an incredible concert in which Joshua Bell played the solo violin in the Johannes Brahms Concerto for Violin and Orchestra in D Major, Op. 77. You might ask, what was so wonderful or different about this concert? Little did I know that when Brahms created this piece, this was the first time […]
10 Time Author–DL Rogers–Talks about Marketing
Today I’m excited to welcome author DL Rogers to talk to us about the business of marketing. DL is a prolific writer who has released ten books. She will share her unique marketing experiences with us. But, before we get to that, DL, let’s start with telling us what attracts you to the wild west. […]
Spotlight on Author Sheri Chapman
Today, we are fortunate to welcome newly published author, Sheri Chapman. She is releasing her first e-book, Eyes with No Soul from MuseItUp Publishing this July. Let’s hear more about Sheri and her journey as a writer, a mom and an animal lover. JC: What do you love so much about writing? SC: I love being creative. […]
Blog Hop–Do Writers Write Everything? Nope. . .
Some writers write fiction. Some write nonfiction. Some write poetry. If you’re a writer, you write everything, don’t you? Absolutely not! Few writers enjoy writing across genre. Most of us like writing some things and not others. I was recently tagged by Kat Hawthorne, a fabulously creative artist and writer of dark fiction for young […]
Tips to Help Writers Open the Floodgates Using Social Media
How can writers use social media to open the floodgates? What can writers learn from what businesses have done to make the most out of the social media? According to an editorial in Selling Power Magazine, Gerhard Gschwandtner said we must stop selling in the old way. He wrote, “. . . selling has fundamentally changed” […]