Guest Post: Creating Real Characters by Brandy Schillace

Today I have the pleasure of hosting a fellow author Brandy Schillace. She is here to showcase her brand new novel High Stakes (Jacob Maresbeth Chronicles) which features a vampire as a main character, but not in a way you may think. Sixteen-year-old Jake has all the...

Guest Post: The Falling of Love by Marisa Oldham

Today I am hosting author Marisa Oldham the author of The Falling of Love, the first book in a new NA Contemporary Romance series. Marisa wanted to use this opportunity to introduce the male main character in the book, Ian Taylor, so here it is: Character introduction...

Guest Post: Lee Strauss – Can You Learn to Write?

Can You Learn to Write? by Lee Strauss Is writing a gift you are born with? Do some people just have a natural way with words and phrases, the ability to spin a yarn, beyond the average person? Or, is writing something that can be learned, like any skill or passion?...

Guest Post by Author NS Wikarski

Tips For Writing Ye Olde Historical Fiction by Nancy Wikarski “My God, they can’t expect to put ‘Ye Olde’ in front of anything they want and get away with it.” If, like me, you’re a fan of The Big Bang Theory, you’ll immediately recognize Sheldon Cooper’s complaint...

Guest Post: Author Rachel Thompson

Why Writing is a Form of Personal Therapy by Rachel Thompson I’ve been writing since I was in the fifth grade. However, it wasn’t until 2011 that I published my first book of essays, A Walk In The Snark. A good portion of that book is based on my blog, in particular...