Writer Groupie Episode 40 YA Sci-fi/Fantasy with Kathryn Sullivan

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Writer Groupie Episode 40 YA Sci-fi/Fantasy with Kathryn Sullivan

Writer Groupie Episode 40 YA Sci-fi/Fantasy with Kathryn Sullivan

Hello, Groupies! Today I talk with Kathryn Sullivan. And, this episode is our 40th interview on WG! I am rather proud of that fact and just wanted to hoot about it. If you are a new author wondering how to stand out in the crowded book market, consider starting a podcast. It’s great fun and it can help build your platform. Don’t forget to listen to the AUDIO ONLY version for the latest and greatest. See the audio link below. Now off we go, and on with the show! _____________ Kathryn Sullivan was born and raised in the Chicago suburb

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An Unexpected Performance on Kindle Countdown NOW!

…a drama award…a theatrical mirror…and two teens destined to be great actors…if their parts don’t get them killed first! An Unexpected Performance is on countdown now! Get YOURS for .99 cents for the next 24 hours!! Click here to go to Amazon!

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More con stuff…

In case you have never attended a con, there is a lot to do and see. I have been a lot of years, and so many times never even go into anything but the writer’s track. This part of MSC is something not EVERY con has, so if I ever go to another one, I will partake of all the other festivities. But I digress… So, the first workshop I attended was Elements to becoming a successful Author. It was held at 9:00 AM and as you may imagine had a lot of Monster Energy drinks in attendance. The authors

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Flank Hawk and the Writing Process by Terry W. Ervin II

Flank Hawk and the Writing Process by Terry W. Ervin II The initial thought that sparked Flank Hawk, my first published novel, occurred while driving home from work in my 1990 Ford Ranger. I was thinking about two books I’d recently read (or more accurately reread), Roger Zelazny’s Guns of Avalon and Harry Turtledove’s World War: In the Balance. One of the main turning points in Guns of Avalon occurs when Prince Corwin finds a way to get gunpowder to function in the magical city of Amber. In the Balance is about an alien invasion during the height of World

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Behind the scenes of writing a YA book

Behind the scenes of writing a YA book

Everyone wants to write a book these days it seems. I hear that more books, especially self-pubbed will be coming out in 2014 than ever before. I decided that I would write a post on how An Unexpected Performance came to be. I actually started writing it as a sort of exercise with an online friend. She loved the premise and was pretty instrumental in the creation phase. I have lost touch with her but I do give her props for her input on this book. It went through several changes after that, including a pro edit with an editor

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