• High Five Friday!!

    We’re celebrating this month with the following writers. And, as you will see below, sometimes our writing takes us in an interesting direction. High Five!! to everyone! Margaret Brownley was thrilled to learn her novel Gunpowder Tea earned a starred…

  • Seriously Write: A Writer YIELDs by Jane Kirkpatrick

    “As writers we can’t wait for publication to be our harvest; we need to find that yield in the every day.” Today on the Seriously Write blog, Jane Kirkpatrick explains what it means to YIELD as a writer. Share in…

  • Is Reading a Fiction Series Worth the Questions?

    I’m one of those readers who loves a series. As I’ve said before, I get attached to certain secondary characters and can’t wait to read their stories. I do the same thing while writing a book. I create characters whose lives…

  • Seriously Write: Motivation–The Foundation of Compelling Characters

    Writers begin plotting their stories with GMC (Goal, Motivation, Conflict). But do we really know, deep down, what drives our characters? Ane Mulligan has written today’s Seriously Write post showing the importance of asking your characters why. What is their motivation?…