Writing Tips: Do You Really Need to Outline Your Novel?
By May 18, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Writing Tips: Do You Really Need to Outline Your Novel?

To outline or not to outline — it’s every writer’s dillemma. Well, maybe not every writer. Some writers love the outlining process while others abhor it. But is it really a necessary part of the writing process? In his book Sometimes the Magic Works: Lessons From a Writing Life, author Terry Brooks (of Shannara fame) […]

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Be a Guest on the Authors’ Row Podcast
By May 18, 2019 0 Comments Read More →

Be a Guest on the Authors’ Row Podcast

Attention, self-published authors: Do you have a success story to share? If so, I’d love to feature you on the new Authors’ Row Podcast. Set to launch in June, this podcast will take an in-depth look at the world of self-publishing, highlighting the successes, failures, triumphs, and learning experiences of authors from all walks of […]

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Chris’s Author Diary | My Novel Is Finished
By February 4, 2019 1 Comments Read More →

Chris’s Author Diary | My Novel Is Finished

After nearly three years and several dramatic life changes (mostly for the better), my novel The Devil’s Lullaby is finally finished. Well, when I say “finished,” I mean that I have a complete manuscript. For the past two months or so, I’ve been exhaustively editing, reviewing, rewriting, adding, omitting, and obsessing to get every detail in order. I’ve […]

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Chris’s Author Diary | Entry #1
By March 11, 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Chris’s Author Diary | Entry #1

Since getting back to my writing routine, I’ve set a personal goal for myself: write 1,000 words a day. It’s not much, but considering I work a 9-to-5 in addition to juggling various freelance gigs, it’s actually a fairly ambitious goal. The way I see it, 1,000 words a day enables me to finish an […]

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Authors’ Row | A New Literary Journey Begins
By March 10, 2018 Read More →

Authors’ Row | A New Literary Journey Begins

What is Authors’ Row? Right now, it’s little more than a crudely designed WordPress site; in time, I envision it as a multifaceted resource for authors, complete with writing tips, author interviews, and even a publishing division. As this site grows, it will include information pertaining to outlines, the writing process, productivity, query letters, self-publishing, […]

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