Blog

2022

Looking toward the Future

2021

Readers’ Wants / Dusting Off Stories From History / Brain to Bookshelf Conference 2021 / Writing vs. Marketing—Balancing the Scales / Release Date for Into the GlenSome New Publications! / More Praise for Mystical GreenwoodThe Underground Library Society / Nosh with Chef Julie Interview / Yes, Networking is CrucialPerseverance and Faith / Criticism—Yes, It Can Hurt

2020

Q&A with Elizabeth Holland / Five Years of Blogging / Merry Writer Podcast / ‘Through the Eyes’ of a Fantasy Writer / An Author’s Experience of Marketing during COVID / Behind the Book: Mystical Greenwood by Andrew McDowellDouble Feature: Two Recent Guest Appearances / Praise for Mystical GreenwoodVerse: Rhyme or Free? / Guest Barista, Andrew McDowell on Writer’s ResourcesLove is in the Words / Resolutions

2019

Updates on Works in Progress / Establishing Characters’ Motives / Beta Readers, Critique Groups / Guest Appearance at Shortprose! / Thank You / What Banned Books Week is all about / Author Interview with M. J. Patrick / Herbs in Mystical Greenwood / Life imitating Art / Inscribed #3 / Interview with author Andrew McDowell / My Interview with Vonnie Winslow Crist

2018

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 / Distinguishable Characters /  Kindle Users, It’s Finally Here! / Errors and Typos / Order Mystical Greenwood Now! / Count your Lucky Length

2017

Status of Mystical Greenwood / Another Year / Edit, Revise, Rewrite / The Four P’s of Getting Published / Cover Art: Mystical Greenwood / Formatting a Manuscript / Moving on to the Next Step / Inscribed #2 / Nom de Plume / Pronunciation / Fact vs. FictionJan. ’17 edition of Pen in Hand

2016

A Contract has been Signed! / Write in Right Now / Inscribed / Victorian Monsters / Social Media / Building WorldsOff the Page / What’s in a Name? / Prologues / The Tide of TechnologyWriter’s Block: A New Perspective / Rejection, Criticism, & A Writer’s Virtues

2015

Why Do I Write?