Category: Writer’s World

Giveaway and Writer’s World: Writing Series Part I

Reblogged from LoveBytes Reviews I’m reblogging this with another contest because I got such great comments from readers and writers alike over at LoveBytes. (If you entered but didn’t win, feel free to enter again.) -Shira A few weeks ago, a wonderful writers blog asked for discussion questions. I didn’t realize my question would generate…

Reviews: The Good, the Bad, and the Ugly (Writer’s World)

It’s been a while since I’ve written a “Writer’s World” post, so I thought I’d weigh in on a longstanding and important conversation about book reviews. This past Sunday, PizzyGirl over at Prism Book Alliance posted a blog about negative reviews that I shared on social media. You can read the post here. In a…

Care and Feeding of Authors

Wow! The last week has been a whirlwind, truly. Blue Notes was free on Amazon for 5 days, during which time it sat at #1 on the gay literature free books list. That totally blew me away. Then Dissonance was released to amazing reviews from Scattered Thoughts and Rogue Words (Melanie named it one of…

Writer’s World: Planning a Book (The Messy Truth)

Thought I’d share a bit more of my writing process with you as part of my “Writer’s World” blog theme.  Since I just turned in the manuscript for Dissonance, the next Blue Notes Series book, and am deep into the planning stages of the last Mermen of Ea Series book, Running with the Wind, what…

Writer’s World: What a Character!

Reblogged from The Blog of Sid Love…. I write, but I’m also a reader. I’m honestly not sure a person can be a writer without being a reader. I’ve read bad books, good books, and great books. I often find myself thinking about what makes a book a great book. Plot is important, no doubt.…