Here’s my hub for finding things that interest you. Each page will list all relevant posts for that topic.
These are fantasy more often than not, although I do have historicals and a contemporary, as well as ghost stories.
They were all a joy to write–I hope you like reading them. Many were for Blog Battle, but other random tales find their way here as well.
I’ve also written eight novels and submitted to more anthologies, so this section will be expanding on a regular basis.
Words can be elegant, beautiful, and sometimes frustrating, and they’re always necessary to convey meaning in print.
We all need to entice people to read our words, and to do that, we have to make them interesting. We must provide value for the time people spend reading them.
So I have some quick tips to assist you on your way to mastery.
This is a catch-all, where I write what’s on my mind. Like everyone else, I have thoughts about the world around me, although I promise not to bore you with complaints about gas prices or my co-workers.
The world can be marvelous, puzzling, and maddening, sometimes all in the same day. This is the place where I share things that seem particularly noteworthy to me.
Hopefully, this will spark thoughts for you to share in return.
Is it time to join the millions who have Facebook pages, who know how to tweet and have figured out how to blog? Perhaps like me, you’ve discovered that like it or not, social media is part of your chosen career. Or family members and friends have relocated and you’d like to stay connected. Maybe you’re passionate about something that no one close to you understands (novel writing counts–trust me on this). And now you want to connect to others who share your enthusiasm.
Whatever your reasons, I have some tips and start-up links for you here.
This one’s self-explanatory.
I won’t post anything that I don’t like, so nobody has to worry about me blasting their book publicly. The worst that can happen is I’ll lay it down and not talk about it.
That said, I don’t read horror or erotica at all, and I’m not the best choice for contemporary romance. I like my mysteries cozy, not graphic; thrillers and nonfiction are fine, but I’m fondest of historical and fantasy.
Writers have a love of words in common, but how they conjure their stories varies widely.
Check here to see what makes writers tick. We’re a unique bunch, each with our own take on what makes a good tale.
Is there anything more frightening than hitting that publishing button? You’ll have to work through the fear on your own, but some background knowledge can help.
So I’ve got some tips here, some from me, some from others, to help you feel more confident about putting your work out into the world.