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living the backstory of my novels

I write post-collapse fiction. Never in a million years would I have expected to get such an up-close, horrifying, and fascinating look into the backstory of one of my novels. “I remember the exact moment when I knew nothing would ever be the same.”… Continue Reading “living the backstory of my novels”

My 10th NaNoWriMo: Tips from Along the Way

In just a few days, I’ll be joining writers across the world as we embark on the yearly 30-day novel-writing challenge known as NaNoWriMo. This year is pretty special for me… it’s my 10th consecutive year. And while every year has brought its own… Continue Reading “My 10th NaNoWriMo: Tips from Along the Way”

Interview with Author Samantha Goodwin

Indie Author Samantha Goodwin, author of the newly released Murder at Macbeth, chats with me about her writing process, writing tips, and publishing. 1. How long have you been interested in writing crime fiction and was  there a particular book, movie, or news story… Continue Reading “Interview with Author Samantha Goodwin”

Indie Book Review: Murder at Macbeth by Samantha Goodwin

Rating: ♥ ♥ ♥ ♥ Murder at Macbeth is just the kind of book you’d want to read relaxing by the pool in the summer or curled up under a blanket on a cold winter’s night. It’s the kind of book you can’t seem… Continue Reading “Indie Book Review: Murder at Macbeth by Samantha Goodwin”

I’m Not Writing, and it’s Okay.

If there’s one thing we writers hear constantly, it’s “you should be writing.” We say it to ourselves, we say it to each other, we post it in memes and on sticky notes affixed to our laptops: Why aren’t you writing? Ninety-Nine percent of… Continue Reading “I’m Not Writing, and it’s Okay.”