Should Authors be Readers?

“Every now and then I come across a frightening response, ‘oh no, I don’t read very much/at all’ or ‘I haven’t read anything by published authors since school’.” (A writer who doesn’t read) Some authors believe you don’t need to read books to write them. It’s not something I’ve come across Read more…

Looking for Guest Bloggers

I’m looking for fantasy and horror writers to guest on my blog. I’d especially like posts about social media marketing, the writer’s life and world building. Nerdy topics are cool too. If you’re a writer wanting to talk about your video game/anime inspiration, I’d love to hear from you. If you want Read more…

Why do you use Goodreads?

I’m working on my thesis project for grad school and I’d like your help. I’m creating a business plan for a Goodreads-like online community that focuses on diverse books in speculative fiction–fantasy, sci-fi and horror. Diversity in fiction is one of my passions. The community/blog would be a place where Read more…

Self- Discipline

I admire those who can write everyday. I’ve tried. It’s not for me. I have a short attention span. It hasn’t been a problem in the past because I’ve always needed to multitask. I may not write everyday, but I get enough work done to finish/publish a handful of stories. Read more…

Why Didn’t I Know This?!

I’m a resource nerd- new information makes me happy. Through a blog, I found out about The Alliance of Independent Authors. Seriously. How couldn’t I have known about this? I make a point of knowing all the great publishing resources out there, at least the ones that apply to me. The Alliance of Independent Authors Read more…

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