This week's author has a ton on her plate. Suzanne has broken into writing by heading in more than one direction, providing more proof that a boatload of talent with determination and perseverance are the key. Very cool cover, Suzanne, and a...
Here's the story of a new friend of mine who has been very generous with her time. Hope's first book will be releasing in August. She also writes YA fantasy and has been practicing and perfecting her craft since childhood. I wish her all the best ...―
This story gave me chills, though I can't believe he did it without beta readers. There's talent! I'm glad to welcome Robert Lewis--our first male guest Yay!-- as he shares his story. I also met Robert through Agent Query Connect. (The place to be ...―
I'm so pleased to mix things up a little after the holiday week and bring you an agented non-fiction writer. The method of getting an agent is a little different for non-fiction where the proposal and your platform are so important, but The Call...―
**One of Michelle's very first piece of advice....come take a look!** ∙ USING DESCRIPTIVE SETTINGS ∙ Descriptive setting has none of the excitement of an action scene, none of the glamour of dialogue.But too little description and ...―
∙ Plotter- those who plot things out. Pantser- those who fly by the seat of their pants. ∙ Not the legal definition I’m sure, but ever wonder which method produces more successful authors? Do the methodical win out over the...―
Descriptive setting has none of the excitement of an action scene, none of the glamour of dialogue. But too little description and the reader can get lost, unable to figure out what’s happening. Too much of it and the reader is yawning. Who ...―
by: Michelle4Laughs ∙ Smiling at his reflection in the mirror, Jorge raised his toothbrush. Brooks and Dunn blared on the radio as he slid in socks and not much else across the floor, toothbrush flying. ∙ Marguerite came in and wet ...―
I’m going to make a general assumption that most people who write also love to read. I know that’s the case with me. I read at the dinner table, and earned spankings for it as a child. (Even having my own children can’t cure me.) I take books ...―
By: Michelle4Laughs ∙ With head high, Claire approached the cave. The stench of the dragon wafted out to her and her eyes turned for one last look at her village tucked in the valley far below. Like a deserted ruin, it stood burnt and...―
So I thought I’d start my first post with something close to my heart, or maybe close to my nightmares. I’ve just finished my second ms and have started the editing process, and it’s time to focus on the dreaded query letter. Now admit it, who...―
I think I buy a striped top every year, it means Summer to me. This one with elbow pads ...
Shirt: UniqloTrousers: ZaraShoes: Topshop ∙ Waaaaah, baggy knees. GO AWAY. ...
Yahoo! announced that it has acquired Tumblr for $1.1billion today. According to Tumblr's ...