My blog tour officially begins today. During the tour, Running Ink Press is dropping the price of my novella, Malakh, to 99¢. So I hope you buy it because I have one expensive hearing aid to pay for this year, and I'm relying on you. No pressure. To kick off the blog tour, I wanted … Continue reading Writer Unleashed on the World!
I've sat for several hours, contemplating this blog post. Oh, all right--the truth is, I've been contemplating it, strictly subconsciously, as I've been messing around with my tablet PC, downloading apps and wallpaper. Gadgets are my shiny things (you know, "So I guess I'd better do this before--oh, look! Shiny things!") Another truth is that … Continue reading Climbing the Writing Wall
Ten ways you know I wrote a story--other than me spamming you on Twitter, Facebook, or in e-mail.
[tweetmeme source="SharonGerlach" only_single=false service="tinyurl.com"] One of the many pleasures I've had in traveling in internet social circles is meeting some fantastic, talented, supportive people. Kait Nolan is in the top ten on my list of Favorite People I've Met on the Internet. As today's stop on Kait's blog tour to promote her novella Forsaken by … Continue reading Kait Nolan on the Craft (of writing, that is)
I've never been of a planner when it comes to my writing. I write by the seat of my pants; I know the beginning of the story, a few key plot events in the middle, and the end. The rest is a vista of possibility.
For the last few years, the internet has boiled in hot debate over sparkalay vampires who play baseball. I watched from the sidelines for a long time and actually found myself taking up the battle cry against the undead with diamond-shimmering skin...until a coworker called me a writing snob.
Anyway, I've been wondering more and more lately what motivates men to fall in love...no, let me take that back, because I don't really believe in "falling in love" even though I've been known to use that phrase in my own writing.
Toni has some worthwhile insights about being published. If you're an aspiring writer, like I am, pay close attention lest you have unreasonable expectations of fame, fortune, and a life of leisure after publishing. 🙂 And without further ado, here's Toni...