June 20, 2018

How to Write an Epic: Advice from Meiling Colorado

I think one of the most difficult novels to write is the epic. Usually an epic is long, following our characters (who tend to be a […]
June 18, 2018

How to Start Editing

So you did it! You wrote, drank coffee, and wrote some more. You have a complete first draft. But now, you’re absolutely exhausted, and the last […]
May 31, 2018

12 Ways to Make the Most out of Camp NANOWRIMO

By Kelly Hartwick Camp NaNoWriMo for April just wrapped up, and if you’re like me, you were too busy to participate. But, don’t fret! We’re nearly […]
November 19, 2017

Query Letters: You Finished Writing…Now What?

Tips On Sending Query Letters By Makayla Smith     Writing and sending a query letter after you’ve finished your book can be almost as daunting […]
March 31, 2017

Gospel: Wrestling with the outline

By: KJ Cartnell In an earlier blog, I described the moment of inspiration for my novel, The Gospel of Thomas. The concept went through a long […]