Spring Into Reading

Where does time go? Is it really March already? It’s hard to believe we’re standing on the doorstep of spring, hay fever tickling our noses, awaiting the warmer weather. Or in the case of people on the other side of the world like me, autumn is setting in, providing a cool reprieve …

One May Hope

Hope. We know this word. “Hope” appears in our speech probably on a daily basis, it conjures ideas in our minds. It’s a tiny word whose power transcends its monosyllabic constraints. Yet it is a word many of us, if put on the spot, would be hard-pressed to define in …

Making the Written Word Sing

A lot of writers consider music to be a vital part of their writing process. They have playlists they write to, playlists or theme songs for specific characters, and sound tracks for their novels. I am not one of those writers. I love music, and I’m quite musical myself, but …

Setting in The Great Outdoors

Please welcome guest poster Louise Ross! Today, Louise is chatting about how the great outdoors influences the settings she writes about. Louise Ross writes fantasy from the comfort of her own brain, which can sometimes be a very disturbed and/or a very quirky place.        Traditional writing advice …

Writing Inspiration in Nature

I’d like to welcome guest poster Renee Frey! Renee has been published in two anthologies and is currently working on two standalone novels with two series in pre-development. She enjoys reading and writing fantasy for both adults and young adults. She lives in Pennsylvania with her husband, Mike, and their two …

How the Outback led the way back

Please welcome today’s guest poster: Natalie Kelda! Natalie is a Scandinavian native but has called a variety of countries ‘home’ for the past five years. Although she has been creating stories since before she could read or write, she only recently decided to pursue the life-long dream of becoming a …

A Fairy Tale Remix

We’re excited to introduce our next guest poster! Lynden Wade spends as much time as possible in other worlds to avoid the dirty dishes piling up in her home. She enjoys writing stories inspired by fairy tales, legends, and history. She has had two fairy tales and a poem published in …