Focus Fridays… dealing with writer’s block

"Nothing will work unless you do"- Maya Angelou Hey #writingcommmunity, do you ever get writer's block? And if so, how do you deal with it? That was the question I posted on Twitter a couple of days ago and received some great tips and ideas. (Thank you Twitter #writingcommmunity!) First of all, what is 'writer's [...]

Moonlight Mondays(Interview #14)

John Decarteret is a 31 year old author from Newcastle Upon Tyne, England. He loves writing children stories, reading and spending time with his two sons.   1. What is your debut novel and what inspired its story? My debut novel is called “A House Out of Time” It is a short story of about 8,000 [...]

Focus Fridays… getting started

"The secret of getting ahead is getting started"- Mark Twain As discussed last week, for writers, daydreaming is part the job. Spending time in your thoughts comes with the territory. But how do you start putting 'pen to paper'? One great way to start is by scheduling. Why is it important? This is the initial [...]

Moonlight Mondays(Interview #13)

Maricar Banguis has always been interested in fantasy stories, adventures and traveling. She also enjoys spending time in nature, eating Japanese food and capturing good moments. Peter Pan and Narnia are two of her favorite childhood books that inspired her to write fantasy stories. She loves writing not just for kids, but also for the [...]

Focus Fridays… incorporating writing into your day

"The sun's rays do not burn until brought to a focus "- Alexander Graham Bell How do you bring your work to a focus? Last week's Focus Fridays mentioned effectively using your available time. What does that mean for writers? What are some ways you can make good use of your time? One way that [...]