• Setting: A Best Book Breaker or Pusher? by Carole Brown

    #NovelSettings #Writing #Reading A novel’s setting can become like another character. It can set a mood or affect an event in the plot. I asked the author of The Redemption of Caralynne Hayman, Carole Brown, to share a bit about…

  • Seriously Write: The Steps to Effective Marketing by Jennifer Slattery

    #SeriouslyWrite #BookMarketing #WritingTips Jennifer Slattery recently signed a contract for her debut novel. She’s been enthusiastic about being an author with a marketing plan, so on the Seriously Write blog, I asked her to share her ideas on marketing.  Even…

  • New Ideas for 2014 (And a Vote?)

    This has been a good year of growth for this blog and I value each and every person who reads it. But every once in a while, I take stock of what I’m doing and search for ways to make…

  • Seriously Write: The Hazards of Research by Sandra Ardoin

    #NovelResearch #Writing How far will you go when conducting research for your book? I’m posting on the Seriously Write blog today and sharing my delicious experience with “hands-on” research. Come on by and tell us about an interesting or unusual…