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Author Interview - Alyson Bowen

Another week of Author Interviews!! Today I spoke with Alyson Bowen. She’s a fantasy author, specializing in retellings and she took a few minutes to chat with me. 3,831 more words

Author Interview

whoops, I wrote a second novel

So this funny thing happened as I was pitching my first novel to literary agents… One day over the summer, exhausted yet unfulfilled after sending out a round of queries, all of which take time to research and must be personalized to suit the requirements of the agent being pursued, I thought to myself, “I need to write something more creative than a letter.” 429 more words

The Life


I read an interesting post today regarding success and the negative impact it has on the creative mind. If you paint a beautiful picture and no one sees it does that make it any less beautiful? 105 more words


Author Interview - HL Burke

Welcome back everyone! Today I spoke with HL Burke a writer of fantastic worlds and YA fiction. She took a few minutes out of her busy day to speak with me and I had a great time learning about her process. 4,856 more words

Aspiring Novelist

The Thoughts of an Aspiring Novelist

That’s right world! I’m proclaiming it now for all to see. I’m an aspiring novelist and proud of it! Ever since I was young, I’ve always shown interest in reading. 823 more words


The Striptease of Writer's Digest, "Don't touch the dancers."

As much as I love Writer’s Digest they are in fact the devil.  Yes.  The dark lord from the pits of hell.  They are very persistent with their e-mails and I find myself opening almost everyone lured by the subject line or the hope of getting published.  290 more words


My Cheeks are Burning

I said it a prior post, but for some reason since my trip from London (listen to me, “since” it’s been 4 days) I’ve felt very different.  327 more words