Every November is the month when NaNoWriMo hosts its month-long writing event where authors attempt to write an entire first draft of a book over 30 days. NaNoWriMo stand for National Novel Writing Month and anyone can join. NaNoWriMo teams with Scrivener to encourage the effort and you can begin preparation with some learning and … Continue reading Plan for NaNoWriMo Success with Scrivener
Happy Friday, SEers. You're with Mae today as I trot out the Story Empire Friday Question post: What is your favorite setting for a novel? That special "something" that sucks you in like no other element. As an example, my favorite settings cover a broad realm. I'm especially fond of small towns, coastal settings, old … Continue reading What is your favorite setting for a novel?
Ciao, SEers. I thought today would be a good day to discuss social media management. Specifically, Twitter management. I’ve heard a lot of people swear by HootSuite, and I have used it on occasion. Our own Mae Clair has even discussed the advantages of it. But for my money (actually, that’s a poor turn of … Continue reading Managing Twitter with TweetDeck
Hello, SEers! Mae here, sending out a “thank you” for visiting with me today. I’m in WIP mode right now and concentrating on writing. I’ve gotten so much better about catching “unlikely simultaneous action” with my characters, but every now and then something slips through. Thankfully, if I don’t catch the goof during editing, I … Continue reading Simultaneous Action #writing #editing
Hello SErs! Harmony here. Happy Friday 🙂 Today's the day to share a book with you, and I have chosen 'Children of Blood and Bone' by debut author Tomi Adeyemi. This is, by far, the best fantasy book I've read in years. From page one, it grabbed me by the throat and wouldn't let go. … Continue reading Friday Book Share: Children of Blood and Bone