Writing a Punchy Author Bio or Blurb for Yourself to Pitch Your Work as a Writer

“Sadly for books in the current times there are more writers than readers, so it seems.”― B.S. Murthy “I’m not so arrogant to think I’m the only guide someone needs … but I might be the guide that someone needs.”― Laura Anne Gilman In … Continue reading Writing a Punchy Author Bio or Blurb for Yourself to Pitch Your Work as a Writer

Revisiting 8Tracks.com and The Joy of Curated Playlists – Great For Writing Inspiration

CHECK OUT THE MUSIC PLAYLIST CREATION SITE 8TRACKS.COM There are millions of user-created playlists for every type of mood and conception. It’s a really great place for artists and music lovers. I made a bunch of playlists back in the … Continue reading Revisiting 8Tracks.com and The Joy of Curated Playlists – Great For Writing Inspiration

OCTOBER 2020 – Prepping for National Novel Writing Month / Focus on Character Development

This month the Monarch Writers are excited about the yearly November tradition of National Novel Writing Month, which several of us are participating in this year. You can get a jump on your preparation by following some of the great videos on the NaNo Youtube account and set reminders for those to watch them live. Take a closer look at the Prep-101 section of their homepage. And focus with us on our lead this month which is characterization. There are literally thousands of CHARACTER SHEETS available online for figuring out your characters deeper story that sets them up with the … Continue reading OCTOBER 2020 – Prepping for National Novel Writing Month / Focus on Character Development