Tag: amwriting

5 Summer Tacos To Devour With Your TBR Pile!

I originally came up with the idea for this post before going to a conference in San Antonio in June. Everyone likes tacos, right? They’re like sandwiches, but people actually look forward to eating them. There’s an infinite number of toppings and combos, so there’s something for everyone. Here, in no particular order, are my…
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Declaring Independence – the DIY Movement

Break out your saucepans, drill bits, and knitting needles—the latest trend is to do-it-yourself like our grandparents did. With so much information online, it’s easier than ever to find instructions on everything from dollmaking to drywall.  Or for those seeking to connect with actual humans, knitting circles and crafting afternoons are trending. Still, others may…
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Filling the Creative Well

Being a writer is awesome. You just sit down, close your eyes, say your mantra, put fingers to keys… And floof! The words flow in a torrent of rainbows, unicorns, plot twists, and… Yeah, that’s not how it happens. Writing is hard work, especially for those of us with day jobs. I use a lot…
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Meet The Rogues — Joynell Schultz

Author Joynell Schultz Tell us a little about yourself. I’m a veterinary pharmacist by trade, but currently, help out at my family’s wildlife sanctuary/zoo as well as write. I couldn’t pick which I enjoy more, so I do both! My life gets quite busy when you add in two teenagers and a self-employed husband as…
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Superior Procrastination Techniques

Most of us experience procrastination at some point in our lives. I’m guilty of some very late night submissions, study blitzes, and (ahem) blog posts that barely slide under the wire. But rather than focus on the less attractive aspects of dilly-dallying, why not embrace the creative potential? Don’t settle for any old delay—go for…
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The Weekend Writer

Unfortunately, the income of most authors is not enough to sustain a mouse, much less a modern household in a large urban city. Without a doubt, this is the most common reason for the rise of the weekend warrior writer, who toils for pay five days a week and pounds on the keyboard during weekend…
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Meet The Rogues — Tracy Korn

Author Tracy Korn Tell us a little about yourself. Well, I am a nerd–an academic nerd, and a bonafide, dresser-upper at Comic-Cons and Renaissance Faires caliber nerd. By day, I teach English Literature and coach a competitive robotics team, and by night, I write all manner of SFF from YA Dystopian to Urban Fantasy. I…
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6 Fantasy Worlds We’d Love To Visit… As Long As The Big Bad Is Gone.

I can’t begin to tell you how many times I’ve totally immersed myself in different fantasy worlds. Whether it’s a book, a movie, or a tv show, I catch myself longing to be able to visit. Then, the practical side of me takes hold and amends the idea. I won’t go making any travel arrangements…
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Wizards Unite Is Enchanting The World

  Shh, the Statue of Secrecy must not be broken…except there’s a big problem with that because if you’re a HUGE Harry Potter nerd like me, chances are you’ve already downloaded the new app Wizard’s Unite by Pokémon Go creator Niantic Labs! And although according to the tweet below, the game wasn’t set to launch…
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Writing With Chronic Pain

Many creatives in the world suffer from chronic pain issues. I’m here to help you discover new ways to fit writing into your schedule and around pain flare-ups! My Conditions I was diagnosed with severe scoliosis when I was about 11 years old. I wore a back brace until I was almost 17. I managed…
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