Fangtastic Friday Welcomes KaSonndra Leigh

Ah, music. Join us today as one writer shares the music that swirled in her head as she wrote her delightful YA fantasy.

Fangtastic Friday Welcomes Two Brothers Metz

We all have a finite amount of time. Don’t waste yours. WRITE! Today’s inspiration about writing is provided by Two Brothers Metz. Thanks, guys!

Fangtastic Friday Welcomes Derek Clendening

Derek Clendening explores emotional eating and dealing with traumatic experiences in his new book, The Vampire Way.

Fangtastic Friday Welcomes Time of the Faeries

Joseph Corsentino, author of the Afterlight series, shares his thoughts on the importance of characterization in fantasy and paranormal novels.

The Dreaded “S” Word

Synopsis. The word should have its own ominous anthem, like hearing “The Imperial March” when Darth Vader walks onscreen. It’s a universal truth that authors hate writing synopses. I’m not entirely sure why this is, though at the moment I’m guessing that there’s a reason synopsis and Satan both start with “s”. It’s evil trying … Continue reading

Fangtastic Friday QUILTS!

Writers, what activity kicks your muse back into place or just gives you the space to bring a fresh perspective to your prose? I quilt!

Fangtastic Friday Interviews Susan Blexrud

Two weeks ago, the Asheville Citizen-Times profiled me in the paper’s Sunday “Living” section.  The reporter sent me a list of questions.  Following is the interview. Occupation:  Romance Author As many people do when they move to Asheville, I reinvented myself.  I had been in public relations for the past 30 years in Orlando; owning … Continue reading

Fangtastic Friday Welcomes Cate Masters

Good advice from a multi-published, seasoned writer whose newest book, Dead to Rights, is self-published.

Daydreams, Nightmares and Flights of Fancy

What inspires you? I’m often inspired by dreams, both good and bad. More than one nightmare has helped create a villain or a fight scene in my writing. The hero in Blood, Smoke and Mirrors was inspired by a dream–except that it wasn’t my dream, it was my husband’s. I happily took his idea and … Continue reading

Evil Authors and Angsty Heroes

I love heroes with tortured pasts. Heroes who are bitter, who were burned by a love gone wrong and who are convinced they’ll never love again–because it’s so much fun as a writer to convince them otherwise. This is why I’m addicted to vampire romance, because if a character’s been around for a few centuries … Continue reading

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