By Jan Weeks
Sir Arthur Quiller-Couch said that over a hundred years ago and writers have followed his advice (or not) ever since. I, for one, being of kind heart and semi-sound mind, hesitated to do something so cruel. Read More
By Mary Gillgannon
I’ve been writing historical romance for over twenty years. In the beginning, the genre was also my favorite reading material. I read the best-selling romance authors to find out what magic they worked to rise to the top. Read More
By Patricia Stoltey
I have an explanation.
See, I was going to do the Coming Events post today, but then I realized one of the classes I wanted to promote started last Monday. I moved the Events post back to Sunday, and that worked fine.
Except, of course, now there was nothing scheduled for today. Read More
By Shannon Baker
I’ve got a new book coming out! This has been a dream of mine for a very long time. In fact, if the first novel I completed had been a baby, it would be able to drink in any state of the union now. Read More
By Mark Stevens
One of the most highly-decorated writers of the last few years stopped by The Tattered Cover a couple weeks ago.
The man was George Saunders, who wrote the short-story collection Tenth of December.
Saunders has been showered in praise and critical acclaim. Read More
Introducing the wonderful board members and volunteers who do so much for Rocky Mountain Fiction Writers is one of the missions of this blog. This month we shine the Spotlight on Wendy Howard who works behind the scenes to inform and educate writers at all levels, whether they belong to RMFW or not. Read More
If you thought you could wait until the last minute and then sign up for Trai Cartwright’s screenwriting class, too bad. That class filled up in a hurry. Read More
By Liesa Malik
What can you do when you and your spouse own more books than is possible to read in a lifetime? Open a bookstore, and end up with even more volumes, of course. Read More
By Yvonne Montgomery
As I draw near the end of my current project, A Signal Shown, Book Two of the Wisdom Court series, I’ve reached one of my favorite phases of writing a novel, what I call the Gifts from the Universe stage. Read More
By Warren Hammond
Why do you read fiction?
You might say compelling characters. Or high-stakes drama. Maybe you love the plot twists you didn’t see coming. Read More