Matt Tomerlin: Casting the Movie of My Book

Matt Tomerlin: Casting the Movie of My Book

December 6th, 2012 The heroine, Katherine Lindsay would require a young, fearless actress who is able to effectively portray the character's emotional journey and evolution. At the end of the story, Katherine is barely recognizable from the timid girl in the first chapter. A daring, versatile actress like Emilia Clarke,...

Steve Haberman: Books That Inspired

Steve Haberman: Books That Inspired

From time to time, I'm asked which authors have influenced my writing. I invariably reply none have. I make no conscious decision to imitate for why would a reader buy a second rate copy, when he could get the real thing? However, there are writers who I enjoy reading, and...

Richard Due: About My Writing Process

Richard Due: About My Writing Process

I began writing The Dragondain eight years ago, which may seem like a strangely long time ago for a second book in series that debuted as an ebook last year. But I can explain. You see, I write the books in the Moon Realm series two at a time. After I get...

Hallee Bridgeman: About My Writing Process

Hallee Bridgeman: About My Writing Process

I have found over the years that I tend to write in layers. I have all of these action scenes in my head that drive the story, and I have to get to each one of them. So, I write action -- "she walks into the room, does this action...

Gerald Hansen on writing

Gerald Hansen: About My Writing Process

A few years ago, my mom and dad won the Irish lottery. After they bought a house and two cars, there wasn't much money left. Some members of my mother's family seemed to have difficulty realizing the money wasn't limitless. They weren't very kind. Hand In The Till (The Irish...

RP Dahlke: About My Writing Process

RP Dahlke: About My Writing Process

Sailing on the deep blue ocean had always been a dream of mine. I'd done a Barefoot Cruise on a four masted schooner when I was young and single and came to the conclusion that I was destined to be a sailor. Luckily, I married a man who liked to...