20 January 2016

Spin a story in thirty words or less. by Rita Henuber

O kay I had this really nice craft post all planned and —yawn— it was boring. So now, this is what you get. A writing exercise. In my weird writing world, I take a picture and attempt to tell the story about it in as few words as possible. Why?(READ MORE HERE)This post is brought to you by…

13 January 2016

Let's unlock THE DIRT ON NINTH GRAVE audiobook Chapter 4!!!

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13 January 2016

The Dirt on Ninth Grave ~Chapter 1 ~ Narrated by Lorelei King

Lorelei King has been the voice of the snarky, sexy, and sassy girl who sees dead people, Charlotte “Charley” Davidson(not to mention all of the other characters Charley has encountered along the way).I was SO NERVOUS recording this, but it turned out to be super fun!!! I lurve me some…

13 January 2016

It’s Hot in Here: Researching Fire Fighters by Liz Talley

So I pretty much thought by this point, I’d run out of ideas. It’s been a constant worry – what if the story ideas just stop? But, like most of you, something triggers an idea and BAM! I’m off and running with a new story. So when this particular one came to me, I knew where I would…

12 January 2016

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The ninth Charley Davidson book, The Dirt on Ninth Grave, is out from St. Martin’s Press—and Tor wants to send you a prize pack of the whole series!That's right all 9 of them!!!Enter Sweepstakes HERE

12 January 2016

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12 January 2016

The Dirt On Ninth Grave is here!!!

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11 January 2016

Opening Ceremonies: 2016 Ruby Slippered Sisterhood Winter Writing Festival!

Oh, how we adore saying these words:We now declare the Sixth Annual Winter Writing Festival OPEN! Let the Games begin!!  CLICK HERE TO LEARN MORE!

11 January 2016

Ask A Mortician ~THIS VIDEO!!! Omg, so funny!

Welcome to the Order of the Good Death"The Order of the Good Death is a group of funeral industry professionals, academics, and artists exploring ways to prepare a death phobic culture for their inevitable mortality."[email protected]: Order of the Good…

06 January 2016

Poltergeists, Ghosts, & Slamming Doors – Oh My! by Heather McCollum

Hello everyone! I’m Heather McCollum and I write light paranormal romance, both historical and YA contemporary. I love the idea of magic in the world, especially magic that exists right under our noses where everyday people either ignore it or are too wrapped up in their idea of reality that…

30 December 2015

Hooks vs. Cliffhangers: Don’t Break Your Promises by Ava Blackstone

I ’ve been reading a lot of New Adult romance lately. I’ve read some great books and some terrible books. I’ve also encountered something I’ve never seen before—books with what I’m going to call a cliffhanger ending. These books seem to stop half way through the story, like the…

23 December 2015

The Seven Paragraph Synopsis – Redux by Hope Ramsay

W ay back in November, 2011,  I posted a blog here on writing a synopsis.  The post turned into a session at the 2013 RWA Nationals and to this day I continue to get people emailing me looking for more details on synopsis writing.  So, below you’ll find the original post in its entirety.In…