Who else out there is excited for Game of Thrones Season 5?! Consider this Game of Pre-Game of Thrones 1. 2. 3. 4. 5.
As I’ve gone down my journey toward becoming a published author I’ve discovered three things that should be considered before embarking on any kind of for-profit storytelling. To illustrate my points I will use Game of Thrones screencaps. Why? Because I am a nerd and I can. 1) The Vision This is usually where it […]
This is a warning to everyone out there. Oh sure, you may have been curious to try a book, all the cool kids are doing it, right? But here’s what they WON’T tell you about reading: Books can lead people to thinking your educated and sophisticated. Reading will broaden your horizons and make you question […]
1. Read If you’re writing with the goal of someday becoming an author and selling your work you’ll first need to do a LOT of reading. This is as important for inspiration as it is for knowing your market. What are people buying? What’s out there already? The only way you’ll answer these questions is […]
(Image: http://fengzhudesign.blogspot.com/2011/11/more-fantasy-landscapes.html) They set out on an epic quest and the world is ready to unfurl before them, with it, the story which you have so carefully crafted. If you’re a writer who plans it or wings it you have some vague idea (at least) of who these people are, where they’re going, what they want, […]
These were my top 7, see Buzzfeed’s full list of 24 here. (Photos belong to their respective creators listed on the original article) Shameless Plug: I am an aspiring author. Read my current work on Fiction Press here, I live off reviews and follows! Don’t forget to follow me on Tumblr for more […]
write-edit-rinse-repeat: This is my life.
“So I have this idea for a book…” says the author’s friend. “You do?! How exciting! Tell me all about it!” says the author. The two friends talk and talk, dinner turns into dessert and the ice cream is melted and the waiters are tapping their feet as they finally take their leave. “It’s a […]
1) We write, but that doesn’t mean we’re grammar Nazis Some of us are, totally, but there seems to be an assumption that authors all have impeccable grammar and spelling. That’s what editors are for. 2) We feel everything 10x what a normal person would We have to laugh, cry, love, and be angry for […]
The secret diamond sisters are back for their first year of High School at the exclusive Las Vegas Goodman school. After surviving a summer as hotel heiresses they’re ready to get back to normal, if you count totally off-limits flirtations, budding stardom, and the revelation of completely insane family secrets as “normal.” It’s all the […]