Blog

2021

Brain to Bookshelf Conference 2021  /  Writing vs. Marketing—Balancing the Scales  /  Release Date for Into the Glen  /  Some New Publications!  /  More Praise for Mystical Greenwood  /  The Underground Library Society  /  Nosh with Chef Julie Interview  /  Yes, Networking is Crucial  /  Perseverance 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 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  /  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. Fiction  /  Jan. ’17 edition of Pen in Hand

2016

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

2015

Why Do I Write?