In this blog, Andrew shares announcements and updates about his work, insights and advice regarding various aspects of writing and a writer’s life, in addition to pictures from events he has attended and of inscribed books he owns.
‘Through the Eyes’ of a Fantasy Writer
An Author’s Experience of Marketing during COVID
Behind the Book: Mystical Greenwood by Andrew McDowell
Double Feature: Two Recent Guest Appearances
Praise for Mystical Greenwood
Verse: Rhyme or Free?
Guest Barista, Andrew McDowell on Writer’s Resources
Love is in the Words
Updates on Works in Progress
Establishing Characters’ Motives
Beta Readers, Critique Groups
Guest Appearance at Shortprose!
What Banned Books Week is all about
Author Interview with M. J. Patrick
Herbs in Mystical Greenwood
Life imitating Art
Interview with author Andrew McDowell
My Interview with Vonnie Winslow Crist
The Importance of Names (Video)
National Author’s Day
Believe in Your Writing, and Yourself
Gryphons and Dragons and Unicorns!
Looking Back on Summer
Questions of Narrative and Tense
WOLF NOTES: An Uncommon Interview – Andrew McDowell
Kindle Users, It’s Finally Here!
Errors and Typos
Order Mystical Greenwood Now!
Count your Lucky Length
Status of Mystical Greenwood
Edit, Revise, Rewrite
The Four P’s of Getting Published
Cover Art: Mystical Greenwood
Formatting a Manuscript
Moving on to the Next Step
Nom de Plume
Fact vs. Fiction
Jan. ’17 edition of Pen in Hand
A Contract has been Signed!
Write in Right Now
Off the Page
What’s in a Name?
The Tide of Technology
Writer’s Block: A New Perspective
Rejection, Criticism, & A Writer’s Virtues
Why Do I Write?