Turning Truth into Fiction

Today’s guest post comes from author Mojgan Azar, whose debut novel A Lullaby in the Desert, is available TODAY from ArkBound. MOJGAN AZAR was born in Iran and lived most of her adult life in Iraq. She was living in Iraqi Kurdistan in 2014 when […]

Read more

How Writers Kill

Today’s guest post is from author Abby Vandiver. I took two sessions from Abby during Writer’s Digest’s virtual conference this year. When she introduced herself by saying “I’m an author and I kill people.” It made me want to know more about what it’s like […]

Read more

What Does it Take to Write Erotic Romance?

Today’s guest post comes from author Violet Moon, whose newest novel Mesmerized was published in October. I enjoyed the novel, so I invited Violet to write a guest post about what it’s like to write erotic romance novels. I first broke into writing erotic romance […]

Read more

Is Writing For Children Easy?

Today’s guest post comes from author Sharon C. Williams. Her short stories have been published in the anthology, Cassandra’s Roadhouse, and the Dragons in the Attic anthology, which was written by her writing group, The Wonder Chicks. The second edition of her children’s chapter books, […]

Read more

The Value in Handwritten Letters

Today’s guest post comes from Kate Wiggins. Kate lives in North Carolina and owns Sugar & Kiki, which supplies avid and aspiring snail mailers with monthly shipments of postcards, stamps, and note-writing tips.   My nose loves to be in a book, literally and figuratively. I […]

Read more

What is an Own Voices Author?

#OwnVoices is a hashtag created in 2015 by author Corinne Duyvis to recognize books that are written by an author who shares a marginalized identity with the protagonist. If an author claims to be “own voices”, that means they are writing a main character who is part […]

Read more