Guest post: Joseph Carrabis

I have another fun guest post for readers and writers! I found this particularly interesting as I do write combat scenes in my stories - it's essential when you write modern warriors. While I do draw upon my training, it is certainly important to know how those action words translate onto paper. Whether you're a…

Characters vs. the World

Characters vs the World Ideally, we all want every book to possess and develop great characters, plot, and setting. That’s a given. However, I’ve found I have a preference, and I suspect others do as well. I read and laugh at the lists of ‘mistakes’ for books and movies. For some reason, it’s the cracked/…

Guest post: G. Allen Wilbanks

Guest post by G. Allen Wilbanks #Nofilterneeded Too often we see only the best on social media.  People share cropped and photoshopped pics from the best angles with flattering filters. Will it surprise you to know authors do the same? No, I don’t mean our author photos or social media feed. I’m talking about Mary…