Inspire | Imagine | Illuminate

Fellow Writers' Blog Hop | Inspiration (via Gladiator's Pen) Click on the image above to visit more great blogs in the Hop or add your own and join in the fun. This month's blog hop is all about Inspiration. So here I have posted inspiration vision boards of all the essential elements in life that [...]

Goldilocks and the perfect Desk

Nest |nest| Noun 1 a structure or place made or chosen by a bird for laying eggs and sheltering its young.• a place where an animal or insect breeds or shelters : an ants' nest.• a person's snug or secluded retreat or shelter.• a bowl-shaped object likened to a bird's nest : arrange in nests of lettuce leaves.• .2 a set of similar objects of graduated sizes, made so that each smaller one fits into the next in [...]

Puzzled by Plotting? | #1

© Photographer: Dana Rothstein | Agency: Dreamstime.com Writers tend to belong to one of two main story structure camps: Plotting vs Pantsing There are of course those writers who are hybrids and use the best of both worlds. For myself, I am for the most part, Pantsing is the camp I align myself to. But [...]

Lean on me

Image by acute_tomato via Flickr Sometimes in our lives we all have pain We all have sorrow But if we are wise We know that there's always tomorrow Lean on me, when you're not strong And I'll be your friend I'll help you carry on For it won't be long 'Til I'm gonna need Somebody [...]

Meeting Vampires with Mari Miniatt

Join me in welcoming Mari Minatt to the interview seat today.  I first met Mari on Twitter and since then have grown to define her by vampires, fantasy and all things horror. Mari is the author of two books and works on many short stories too. So let's give her a warm Warrior welcome.   girl with [...]