One thing I have yet again proven to myself is something we all already know: If you truly want something bad enough, you find the time to do it, even when there’s none to be had. This has proven true time and time again. Here, let me recall a personal, recent example.I did it. I… Continue reading PROS AND CONS
Canoeing Down a River = Good Storytelling … wait, what?
It’s summer in mid-Missouri, and that means it’s hot and muggy. That means it feels like you’re walking into a sauna when you walk out your front door. So, naturally, that’s the time I start thinking about large bodies of water.Swimming pools, lakes, rivers.One of my favorite summer activities is to drive down south a… Continue reading Canoeing Down a River = Good Storytelling … wait, what?
Cover Reveal: Twelve and a Half Hearts
Check out the cover for Ian Cahill’s Twelve and a Half Hearts! We are happy to share and support another Indie author’s dream come true. Help us share in his success! The ebook version is available for pre-order TODAY! Title: Twelve and a Half HeartsAuthor: Ian CahillRelease Date: 6 September 2016Add book to: GoodReads Pre Order: Amazon… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Twelve and a Half Hearts
It’s 3 a.m., Do You Know Where Your Writers Are?
So I’ve been told I stay up too late.Is 3 a.m. really that late? I mean, I don’t have to wake up until 6:30, and the Army always told me I only need four hours of sleep. Okay, okay, I’m only getting three and a half, but I always sorta make up that last 30… Continue reading It’s 3 a.m., Do You Know Where Your Writers Are?
7 Things You Need to Know about Freelance Editors
This week we are excited to welcome Lara Willard to the world of the WordWraiths. Lara is a wonderful editor whose services you can find at larawillard.com. She has been kind enough to share some great rich content about the process of working with freelance editors! Hi, I’m Lara, an absolute word geek. Since 2005, I’ve been… Continue reading 7 Things You Need to Know about Freelance Editors
“Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream…”
(Image originally posted on http://www.wonderopolis.org)I’ve had the same reoccurring dream off and on for the past 9 years, no joke. I had it again last night. I’m walking through a hallway in my old high school (I graduated high school about 8 years ago), and I can’t remember what my schedule is. The late bell… Continue reading “Mr. Sandman, bring me a dream…”
What’s Behind the Curtain: My 1st time as a panelist at a SFF convention
May 2016 was a big deal for me in terms of my author career. It marked the very first time I would sit in front of a room of people and pretend I knew stuff. It also marked the very first time I would ever read my own original work to strangers.A week before all… Continue reading What’s Behind the Curtain: My 1st time as a panelist at a SFF convention
I Attended Conquest 47: Prime
An honest and frank look at Conquest 47. I’d heard stories. Been urged to attend. I was told this is a real, true writing convention. It was geared towards science-fiction and fantasy authors and artists, but there were plenty of opportunities to learn. This past weekend I attended Conquest 47. A few fellow Wordwraiths sat… Continue reading I Attended Conquest 47: Prime
I’m a Listener
A special welcome to Reece Hanzon of Jolly Fish Press for this wonderful and personal post about individualized learning and how audios books come into play. Thank you so much for sharing!Hi. I’m Reece, and I’m a listener. No, I’m not a character from Star Trek, I’m someone whose preferred method of “reading” is by… Continue reading I’m a Listener
THE STORY OF COFFEE
I enjoy a good cup of coffee. Oftentimes, coffee plays the role of fuel for many. It helps you get through the day. It keeps you warm when it’s chilly or rainy. It helps you poop. But to me, coffee is more than just a cozy drink that warms my insides and pumps caffeine into… Continue reading THE STORY OF COFFEE