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We only have 10 years to save the planet

by on February 05, 2018

The Effect of Pollution on Ecology The Real Planetary Situation: In the year 2000, the United Nations asked scientists, in general, what means ... more

Writers Must Read

by on February 02, 2018

In On Writing by Stephen King, he says that it’s vital for authors to be voracious readers. I agree. Not only is it important for the purposes of knowing what’s going on in the book world, it’s ... more

What's Wrong with Movie Rights

by on February 02, 2018

*THIS IS A PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT FOR FIRST-TIME AUTHORS SIGNING A BOOK CONTRACT* I love movies. I have defended Peter Jackson against Tolkien purists in front of hundreds of people as a panel ... more

Book Piracy

by on February 02, 2018

I love a good pirate story.Remembering Emily I’ve been enjoying the Pirates of the Caribbean movie series a lot. I even included pirates in my Actuator series. There’s something appealing about ... more

Reader or Writer

by on January 31, 2018

Are you a reader or writer or are you both? I have been an avid reader since early childhood and it wasn't until my children were growing up that I started taking writing to a more serious level. Yes ... more

A Planner, A Pantser, or a Little of Both?

by on January 29, 2018

When beginning a novel, a writer must decide on his or her own individual level of planning. Some begin their works with elaborate plans and outlines developed well in advance. Others begin with a sin ... more

An Interview with Sue Grafton

by on January 06, 2018

An Interview with Mystery Writer, Sue Grafton (Part 1) Author, John D. McDonald died suddenly back in 1986 and took Travis McGee with him. I owned and had read every book of McDonald’s…..No ... more

A Review ~~ The Wanted by Robert Crais

by on January 06, 2018

5 out of 5 quills A Review ~~ The Wanted by Robert Crais A good old fashioned murder my ... more

Motivational Moments...for Writers #34

by on January 06, 2018

The first thing that makes a buyer reach for your book is the COVER! Is it professional? Does it convey a visual story? The second thing that keeps the book in their hand is the BACK COVER and what ... more

A Review ~~ Finding My Way by Judith Keim

by on January 06, 2018

1 out of 5 quills A Review ~~ Finding My Way Very disappointed. Right away the first chapter was familiar, so after checking I discovered the author had cut and pasted a chapter from Boo ... more

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