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Author Talk: An Interview with RK Holliday

Howdy folks! I’m really excited to share with you guys the highlights from an interview I did with author RK Holliday. He’s a super nice guy and author of two books–The Edifice, a middle-grade fantasy/sci-fi novel; and Alone Together: Why Your Kids Are Watching… Continue Reading “Author Talk: An Interview with RK Holliday”

Is There a Good Time to Use Bad Words?

Disclaimer: This post has some offensive words in it. The purpose is purely educational and is meant to start a meaningful dialogue. This post is NOT meant to shock, offend, or promote any kind of hateful thought or rhetoric. ‚ÄúThere are no bad words.… Continue Reading “Is There a Good Time to Use Bad Words?”

Behind “The Process” Quickie: Dialogue Tip

Why hello. How are you? Good, good. Glad to hear it. I’ve only got a minute, so I’ll make this quick. You may have heard a few writers say this and I think–regardless if it seems to some like a no-brainer, or to others… Continue Reading “Behind “The Process” Quickie: Dialogue Tip”

You Should Never Ask a Writer…

They say you should never ask a writer, “Where do you get your ideas?” Neil Gaiman has the most hilarious response to this question. The thing is, ideas are funny little bastards. They sneak in at strange times. Sometimes you’ll be reading the news… Continue Reading “You Should Never Ask a Writer…”

Behind “The Process”: Don’t Be Shy

Hey writers! One of the things writers fear most is exactly the thing they should most embrace. Criticism. I don’t mean people telling you, “This is really good,” or, “This sucks.” While someone telling you something is good feels nice inside, by itself it… Continue Reading “Behind “The Process”: Don’t Be Shy”