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Staying resilient, slaying parasites

By Amanda Cleary Eastep

The man made a beeline for me.

I, and a few authors, had just finished leading a discussion about the importance of the voices of “midlife” writers. 1,121 more words

Writing & Publishing

A Breath Before Sunrise By Jamie Horwath (Book Review #472)

A breath before sunrise is a novella written about a story set in the future. People live underground in a world where they can stay away from a strange deadly cell structure that takes various forms. 178 more words


Why do you write?

I was thinking about starting a guest blog series exploring why people write and how they got into it in the first place, so it only seemed fair to kick it off myself. 523 more words


An Open Letter to the Editors

Harlequin Teen Publishers-I have a bone to pick with you!

A while back, I wrote a post which outlined a mistake in one of your books but I continued reading the series, and I finished all of the books. 685 more words


Edited an award-winning mystery series

I edited two volumes in the award-winning John Pilate mystery series, authored by Jason Alexander Greenwood. I edited the volumes “Pilate’s Ghost” and “ 66 more words


Edited a pirate romance novel

I edited Michelle Stinson Ross’ “Revenge of the Siren Song”, a pirate romance novel, which was subsequently published to excellent reviews and strong sales. This project showcases my ability to edit the work of others, to strengthen their own story and give it more power and reach.

Revenge of the Siren Song


Creating characters

I did a blog a while ago on developing characters, but someone asked me the other day about creating characters, and it got me thinking that maybe I should talk a little bit about the inspiration behind characters and where they come from. 582 more words