All stories begin with an idea. You take that idea and map out your story. But for many of us new authors, the question is, how? Sticky notes on a poster board, a detailed list in a notebook, or perhaps bullet notes in word? Enter, Plottr–an author’s tool to not only plot your story, but […]
The Writer's Journey
Lights! Camera! ACTION! Three authors. One mega journey. It will all begin with an idea. But the ever elusive The End won’t be caught that easily. Lauren and Kalene have tracked down the one and only Poppa Chuck Manley to guide them them through the perils of reaching the end! Can they tackle the inciting […]
It’s a Keystroke family reunion as a bunch of hosts unit on one screen… Who knows what’ll happen. Tag team championships, battle of the sexes, an AMA, beer pong edition… We’ll find out soon. C’ya on the flip side!
In today’s episode, K&L chat with Bill Patterson, a master wordsmith who makes hard science exciting and looks great in a Hawaiian shirt. Let’s dive in!
Title says it all. See ya on the flip side!
Being an author doesn’t have to be a secluded profession. With so many ways of reaching and staying in contact with friends and family, why not utilize that tech to make a mastermind group with other authors? James S. Aaron is here to dig deep on what exactly a mastermind group is, and how to […]
Calling all book lovers–this one’s for you! Ever wonder if that old book on your shelf is worth something? How could you figure it out? Or–where to go to find the best signed copy of your favorite author’s book? (Just ask. Josh Hayes tells us he’ll send you one for free!) On this episode of […]
A good book can transport you into an alternate time and dimension, where the reader lives inside the author’s imagination. But how do you write a book like that? Let’s ask sci-fi author J. Dianne Dotson how she does it, and see what we can learn.
What does it take to write characters readers connect with, ones they’ll never forget? We’ll ask Jonathan Maberry, author of the hit Joe Ledger series and the Netflix-filmed V Wars novels, exactly how he does it.
Watch the bloody mayhem as manuscripts get sliced and diced live.