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Don M. Winn Student Interview Part 1

Austin Community College student Christi Esquivel recently interviewed me for a class assignment. She was gracious enough to allow me to share her paper, although it’s been edited some for content and length. 974 more words

Childrens Books

31 Women Writers On The Advice They Would Give Their Younger Selves

I’ve been writing for a long, long time. My first memory of writing is asking my mom for a pen and a stack of paper at age four, because I had a book to write. 986 more words

When Writers Go Wrong Series: A Guest Post by Elizabeth Lynx

“How Not to Start Writing”

by Elizabeth Lynx

That title explains perfectly how I became a writer. I will admit things in this post I don’t tell a lot of people. 1,213 more words

The Writing Process

It's November And We're Halfway There, Baby (NaNoWriMo)

The first two weeks of National Novel Writing Month are down, we are half way there, and today we all gear up for the second half. 1,299 more words

Words On Writing

Are You Ready to Give Up Already?

The first week of National Novel Writing Month is done, and if you are participating, at this point you should be starting today at no less than 11,669 words. 686 more words

Words On Writing

Paid For Reviews Are a Bad Thing by LV Gaudet

Tempting, isn’t it?

You think, if only I can get enough reviews of my book to push the rating up, then my sales will go up. 771 more words


'Where words fail, music speaks' - The Undercover Soundtrack, Rhian Ivory (with help from Hans Christian Andersen)

My guest this week has written a novel with a dual timeline and an intriguing title that has more than a hint of fairytale – … 128 more words

The Undercover Soundtrack