Guest Post: Writing Characters that are Unfamiliar by Sweta Vikram

Writing Characters That are Unfamiliar by Author Sweta Vikram   When I started to write Louisiana Catch, I was sure of one thing: I wanted to challenge myself and create main characters that were out of my comfort zone. Different from anything or anyone I had ever known. Be it Ahana’s wealth or Rohan’s biracial... Continue Reading →

How growing up in a female-dominated family influenced my stories, characters, and the overall inspiration for writing the Fair Fae Trilogy.” By Patricia Bossano

How growing up in a female-dominated family influenced my stories, characters, and the overall inspiration for writing the Fair Fae Trilogy. "  By Patricia Bossano In general English, Matriarchy is a form of social organization in which descent and relationship are reckoned through the female line. It is also defined as a social system in... Continue Reading →

Guest Post: Should an Author Stick to One Genre? by Kayl Karadijian

Should an author stick to one genre? Most authors tend to stick to one genre. Fantasy writers typically only do Fantasy. Scifi lovers focus on the future and whatifs and nothing more. Romancers can’t get enough of John Smith, and on and on. As an author who started with fantasy, then did a nonfiction memoir,... Continue Reading →

Lessons learned and happiness shared: a teacher turned writer talks about her books…

Do you remember the last time you had one life-changing, earth-shaking realization? A piece of insight that came to you like a thunderbolt and changed you forever. In moments like that, we remember the event in great detail, through all of our senses. For me, it was the spring of 2015. I was sitting at... Continue Reading →

Special Guest: K.C. Willivee

I'm pleased to be talking some about the process of writing The Wrong Man. I was working as a therapist in a male prison and developed a long-standing interest in how people rebuild their lives after incarceration. Certainly, I was interested in the societal aspects, tasks like finding employment, obtaining stable housing, and seeking ongoing... Continue Reading →

Research in Las Vegas by Jennifer Samson

Research in Las VegasBy Jennifer Samson  Las Vegas has always fascinated me. There are so few cities on earth that have grown at the speed of Las Vegas. It’s history is full of the mafia, nuclear weapons testing, murders, reclusive billionaires, and amusement park-like casinos. What’s not to love?  When I decided to set my... Continue Reading →

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