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WRITER’S SHELF: THE POPSUGAR 2015 BOOK CHALLENGE! Book #5: A Darker Shade of Magic by V.E. Schwab

So it’s time again to take a break from subscription boxes and catch up with my Popsugar Book Challenge. I’ve been plugging away at my reading scavenger list and I’m long overdue for another book review. 519 more words

Writer's Shelf

Karate Chop the Writer's Block

There’s a reason why it’s called a cursor.

That’s exactly what it does.

It curses your best ideas.

It curses your creativity.

It curses your ability to even type the words on the page. 600 more words


Interview with Jim Zoetewey -- The Legion of Nothing: Rebirth

Jim Zoetewey grew up in Holland, Michigan, near where L Frank Baum wrote The Wizard of Oz and other books in that series. Admittedly, Baum moved away more than sixty years before Jim was even born, but it’s still kind of cool… 1,087 more words


My Writer's Forum Breakup

I have an on again, off again relationship with writer forums. Okay, one in particular that tends to drive me batty.

This previous week, I was having a marketing issue, which led to me asking a question on a very well known and frequently visited forum. 383 more words

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A Folder Called 'Bollocks' - Why Authors Should NEVER Respond to Reviews

Regular readers of my blog may recall I celebrated the much anticipated landing of my first one star review as an author, with a light-hearted blog post… 1,135 more words


Inspirational Writing Quotes

Need some inspiration?

Feeling a little bit of writer’s block?

Maybe I can help with these fantastic quotes :)

Either write something worth reading or do something worth writing.

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Writing Inspiration

Interview with I.A. Watson -- Vinnie De Soth, Jobbing Occultist

I.A. Watson is an adventure, fantasy, and SF author from Yorkshire, England. Since his fiction debut in 2010 he’s won several awards for writing in the pulp genre although he’s still not sure what that genre actually is. 2,303 more words