To Outline or Not to Outline? That is the Question

Are you a pantser or a planner? Do you find joy in meticulously planning out every aspect of your novel before you actually sit down to write or do you just sit down and let the words flow and see what's happens? When I first started writing I swore I was a pantser. I sat …

The Life of a Writer

“The greatest part of a writer’s time is spent in reading, in order to write; a man will turn over half a library to make one book.” — Samuel Johnson The life of a writer is not one for the faint of heart. The ups and downs of the process are akin to riding a …

Blood, Guts and Gore

What's your favorite spooky Halloween read? Does it go something like this... The lights suddenly go out. You look up from your novel, the lengthy prose forgotten as you stare at your front door, standing slightly ajar. A crisp autumn breeze sweeps over you, sending chills down your spine as the door swings open to …