Completing a book in three months, start to publication, is do-able, but probably not recommended. Not unless you have exactly six things in your pocket. I'll get to what those are in a minute....
Today I’m thrilled to announce that my science fiction thriller short story, “Dreamers”, will be published through Wordwraith Books to Amazon on February 16th, 2016!So without further ado, I give you the COVER, the BACK COVER COPY, and something even COOLER (well, maybe, lol), a LIVE READING OF CHAPTER 1! Check it out!Rostam Hobbs had… Continue reading Dreamers Release Details
It was my turn to write up a post for the Wordwraiths … and I wasn’t sure what I was going to write.Then I was mentioned in a post on Jolly Fish Press’s blog about How To Become a Better Social Media Networker (thanks Reece Hanzon!), and an author friend suggested I do a master post… Continue reading Social Media for Writers – The Master Post!
What wakes you up in the middle of the night? A crying baby? Perhaps a thunder storm or a cat sitting on your head? Commonly being woken up in the middle of the night is not something I look forward to. It is stressful and annoying.But every once in a while I find myself being… Continue reading The feathers of inspiration
“Dad, tell me a bedtime story!” “Another one? Okay. Once upon a time, in a faraway land, there lived a terrrrrible dragon…” Why do we humans devour stories? We don’t even care where they come from. They can be in the form of movies, TV shows, books, told by our parents or grandparents, or even… Continue reading ” ‘Adventure! Excitement! A Jedi craves not these things.’ Ah, but we do.” – Mark Hamill
The positive health benefits of keeping a journal or diary are no secret.I’ve written in a journal since before I can even remember. And I’ve kept all my journals. It’s hilarious to go back and read the problems I had as a 4th grader. Or read about my middle school boyfriends. Or the big move… Continue reading The Power of Journaling
I have always liked the idea of birthdays. My own birthday is December 18, 1971, and my own personal concept of time revolving around that date intrigues me. Mention something that happened on July 22, 1970, and something else that happened on February 15, 1972, and I will consider them through very different lenses. After… Continue reading Birthday Party
So maybe you’ve heard of this National Novel Writing Month thing, but you’re not really buying it. Maybe you’ve seen the lists of pros and cons, or read testimonies from some authors about why they don’t participate in NaNoWriMo. Well, I’ve read all those things, too, and I’ve found that most people who list out… Continue reading 5 Reasons Participating in NaNoWriMo is the Best Thing for Your Writing Habit
This week we welcome a guest post that exposes us to a simple notion, Age ain’t nothin’ but a number. Please help us welcome Samantha Bryant.Some of the most fascinating people I’ve ever known are older women. My grandmothers, aunts, and mother; librarians, friends, other teachers; moms who are ahead of me in the parent… Continue reading Secrets of Older Heroines
Hello there. I’m Kristin of the Wordwraiths. Generally I’m not one to just jump into things right away without even getting to know each other first, but I would like to start out by giving you the most invaluable piece of writing advice I have ever received (besides the obvious advice of, “Just sit your… Continue reading My Invaluable Writing Advice