If you’ve been keeping up with my Facebook page, you’ll know I’m neck deep re-working the outline for my Work In Progress. I suffered a round of depression when I calculated that Act 1 needs to go on an extreme diet or I’ll end up with a 1200+ page doorstop, just for the first book! … Continue reading Five Good Things
I’m in the mood for a little library heaven. Books comfort me. I love being surrounded by them, teased by the words and the worlds tucked between the covers, soothed by row upon row of orderly spines inviting me to come discover new places and people and things. Take a virtual walk with me!
Original plans called for me going through vacation pictures and making witty captions to post about my recent vacation in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina. However…
Landscape Elves are awesome. They’ve been hard at work this year, adding a lovely new flowerbed and increasing curb appeal by a million percent!
Writer’s block… Cue the soundtrack for ruination and doom! But wait! Is it all in my head?
I don’t know about you, but I have about a meeellion books on my TBR (To Be Read) shelf. How can I not? New and interesting books are constantly being released. If that’s not enough, I belong to several book groups, and the people there are always talking about… books. (I know, weird, right?) “Recently … Continue reading TBR (To Be Read) Challenge!
Good news! The first draft of the first book of my new fantasy series is done! I finished a few days ago; you may have heard me whooping with glee. Nicholas Sparks says that “Writing the last page of the first draft is the most enjoyable moment in writing.” It is pretty marvelous. But then … Continue reading Naming Names
Social media platforms have become a marketplace for authors promoting their works — and it’s a great option if you do it the right way. Of course there are a lot of opinions about what is “right,” but there are a few things an author (or entrepreneur) can do that actually work against them.
It’s the first Friday of October. Already! You know what “first Fridays” mean, right? It’s the coming together of A Drift of Quills to chat about different aspects of reading and writing. It’s the latter we’re focusing on this time, with two questions we often get: Where do we get our story ideas? How do we … Continue reading The Author’s Secret Sauce
Today we get to visit with the wonderful A.R. Silverberry, who writes fiction for adults and children. His first novel, Wyndano’s Cloak, won multiple awards, including the Benjamin Franklin Award gold medal for Juvenile/Young Adult Fiction. His newest release, The Stream, has folks waxing poetic. It’s intensely captivating, thought provoking, an exhilarating adventure, wonderfully compelling… So, A.R., how … Continue reading Guest Interview: A.R. Silverberry