4 Reasons Writers Love Orphans

Sometimes it seems all fictional characters are orphans. Think about it. Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker, James Bond, Star-Lord, Batman. The list goes on and on. So what's the appeal? 1. Laziness Writers consider themselves visionaries and when they have a vision, they don't want to change it. That vision is their baby and no one wants... Continue Reading →

How Black is the Shadow

At last, I have finished the first draft of my fantasy novel. The book is the first in a series called the Ashborne Chronicles, and I have named it How Black is the Shadow. As the title might suggest, there are some heavy, poignant moments. However, like most fantasy novels, there are many moments of levity... Continue Reading →

How to Make a Killing as a Writer

You're all here, I assume, for the secret. You're looking for the trick no one told you, the trick no one knows, no one but me, and now you. You want to know what made the greatest and most successful authors? Well, I'll tell you. Drum roll!!! The truth is only dedication to the craft of writing... Continue Reading →

JK Rowling’s Dementors

For those of you who don't know, JK Rowling, the massively successful writer of the Harry Potter series has depression. Even after the fame and fortune of her first two books, Rowling struggled with the cold, numbing pain I know all too well. By the time she finished her third book, The Prisoner of Azkaban, Rowling created a... Continue Reading →

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