Throughout my life various people told me I should be a writer, but I was also drawn to art and that was the direction my life took for many years. I married a music teacher and decided to become a teacher myself, and the logical choice was art. I taught
My name is Katie, and I’ve been an author my entire adult life. I published my first novel in 2006 with a large mainstream publisher. In 2009 my second came out with another. Five more followed, and everything seemed set. But by 2015, everything had changed. eBooks had been a
Originally, this blog post began as an essay of what I’ve seen others doing wrong with a different title to help others avoid the mistakes, but when I stopped working on it I realized I had made many of these mistakes myself, even recently! I wanted to step back and
What other genres do you enjoy reading? Documentaries and biographies Have you ever destroyed any of your drafts? Yes. Fiction or non-fiction? Which is easier? Fiction. How many children do you have? Do you see any young writers in any of them? I have one and yes. He’s shown interest.
Even in my younger years the appeal of a pen name entrapped me. Something better than my name. I ran through several ideas, but years later when became something to put into use I didn’t know what to use. By now at least, you should have realized my penname is
I’ve seen it many times before where a writer gets lost in a word count and begins chopping at their story to meet a demand or out of nerves thinking their work is too long to be a short story or novel. I decided to create my own infograph to
Writers seldom write the things they think. They simply write the things they think other folks think they think. So this is my two cents; one man’s opinion – I think. I follow a fair number of writers and creators on social media and noticed some of them discuss their