Tag: creative writing

Do You Need a Writing Coach?

I’ve been talking a lot about what I’m doing as far as crochet is concerned, but let’s not forget that I’m also a writer. There are some things going on with that, too. For starters: As prevalent as written communication is with emails and blogs and social media, people still get anxious over writing. They […]

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2019 Goals

I know you can set goals and meet them at any time of the year, but there’s something about the beginning of the year that just seems appropriate. Maybe because it’s an external frame of measurement. Regardless, I do goals instead of resolutions and it works for me. To provide a frame of reference for […]

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Happy New Year!

Are you ready for 2019? I am! I have my plans in place (though flexible) and ready to go. This blog is part of that. I took a break for the last weekend of the year, but now I’m back in business. In the last few posts, I talked about various challenges. This blog is […]

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Researching Books

This could probably go into an FAQ section. A lot of times, I’m asked how much research do I do for my books. The easy answer is: It depends on the book. Some require more research than others do. Here’s the thing. I like to research things. I can easily get lost in Google searches […]

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Spotlight on Kiernan’s Curse (Kat O’Reilly)

We’re going from nonfiction to fiction. Romance, actually. And it does get steamy. Kiernan’s Curse started with a dream I had. The first past of the dream is used in the beginning. The second part of the dream is in the middle. Set in central Ireland in the early-mid Middle Ages, this is the book […]

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Book Review: How to Market a Book Someone Besides Your Mother Will Read

I met Tierney James a couple years ago at a writers’ conference. Recently, I learned she had a book about marketing. Since that is something I am working on, I thought I would get it and check it out. Let me tell you, it’s worth every single penny! A few days ago, I called a […]

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RealmWalker Progress Report

I honestly don’t remember what the last bit of news was that I told you all on RealmWalker, so here’s a summary. What had originally started as a stand-alone book (just titled RealmWalker) will now be a series of three books. The first is RealmWalker: New Beginnings. The second will be RealmWalker: Anchor. I don’t […]

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