Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

This month’s question: Being a writer, when you’re reading someone else’s work, what stops you from finishing a book/throws you out of the story/frustrates you the most about other people’s books? This is a tough one, because while I try very...
Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

Writing With the Seasons #IWSG

This month’s question is: Are there months or times of the year that you are more productive with your writing than other months, and why? For me there aren’t any months or times of the year when I’m more productive, probably because I set my writing...

I Write for Me and for You

Albert Camus once said, “The purpose of a writer is to keep civilization from destroying itself.” Flannery O’Conner said, “I write to discover what I know.” Authors across time and distance have had many reasons to write. Why do you write what you write? My escape was...
Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

The Farm Girl and the Working Writer

When it comes to a working writer, movies portray the author as either some sequestered away in a small cabin somewhere, doing nothing except writing books and fussing over story lines or they’re Carrie Bradshaw in Sex in the City, taking New York in stilettos...
Wall Bangers and DNFers (IWSG Monthly Post)

Dream A Little Dream… of Publishing Industry Changes (ISWSG)

There have been many industry changes in the last decade, so what are some changes you would like to see happen in the next decade? As someone who has been published since 2002, I’ve seen a lot of changes come over the industry. From starting out in a time when...