Well, my interest in Eric Flint’s sprawling 1632 series has been rekindled. Now I’ve embarked on a project to catch up with the world’s largest literary shared universe. So, come along as I read…and review…the books of the “Ring of Fire” series.
This episodes’s topic is “War,” but as a story background. Our illustrious panel will discuss how war, or any ongoing simmering conflict, can be used to add depth and emotional impact to your stories. Check it out!
My schedule for Balticon has been finalized. I’m on seven panels and I’m moderating two of them. This will be the first convention I’ve attended since the pandemic started. Balticon is being held in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor over Memorial Day weekend.
This episode’s topic is “Finding Time,” wherein our illustrious panel discusses the various ways in which they manage to beg, borrow or outright steal the time they need to write their best-selling opuses.
I had a great time selling books at Manassas Reads, an annual event hosted by the City of Manassas, Manassas City Public Schools, and the Prince William Public Library System. I’d been busy during the pandemic, so I had five books plus two anthologies for sale.
This episode’s topic is “Favorite Quotes,” wherein our illustrious panel of working writers discusses their favorite quotes, ranging from inspirational to downright hilarious. Come join us for the fun!
It’s been a while since I posted one of my Author Chow entries, dedicated to the premise that authors, like armies, require sustenance or they don’t do what they’re supposed to be doing.
Getting your story into an anthology can be a challenge. In this episode, our illustrious panel, who have between them edited seven anthologies, provided tips to help you get your stories accepted.
Welcome to the Second Season of the Hourlings Podcast Project. This week’s subject is where writers hang out to write their works. Hint: It’s not always an office.