As you should know by now, I have a story in this. The choice of narrator was undertaken jointly by all of the authors. Dan posted samples from all the applicants on Facebook (in a private group) and we each listened and indicated our preference. I had no hesitation in choosing Kasi and am not surprised that the majority of the other authors agreed. Meanwhile, I have recorded my own reading of my story and that will be posted in a virtual Halloween Party next week. via DARK VISIONS GETS A NARRATOR! Continue reading DARK VISIONS GETS A NARRATOR!
I came across several Facebook writing groups and one in particular changed my writing life – Writer’s World. It’s an online critique group that offers other services such as novel writing boot camps. Continue reading A Date With . . . R.L.Andrew
It is 7 or 8 years since the Laois Writers’ Group published an anthology which they sold in order to raise funds for the Cuisle Centre. By attracting sponsors and holding a slew of fund raising events we were able … Continue reading Supporting Cancer Charities With Writing
I have always held girls and women in high regard, and this is reflected in my writing.
My female characters are never downtrodden, and in many cases are equal to, or stronger than the males. Continue reading A Date With . . . Tom Benson
Back in November I posted about coming third in Dan Alatorre’s “Word Weaver” contest with the theme of “Relationships”. The short listed stories are going to be published in an anthology soon. But we are stuck for a title. Feel free to offer your suggestions in the comments either here or on Dan’s original blog post. via What should the title be for an anthology about “relationships”? (And what should the cover look like?) Continue reading Looking for a Title
The diamonds, the strong stories, are well worth the cost of the book alone. Continue reading Honest Reviews are Like Gold
If you are planning to enter Dan Alletorre’s Word Weaver Contest or any other writing competition – or want to know how to write stories that magazine and anthology editors will pay good money for, then here are some great tips for you. http://www.damyantiwrites.com/2017/11/01/writing-teacher-paul-mcveigh/ Continue reading Writing Tips From an Expert
Dan’s contests are always worth entering, if only for the critique which is provided for each the first 50 entries this time around. Source: Dan Alatorre’s WORD WEAVER Writing Contest for November 2017 – let the NEW games begin! Continue reading Dan Alatorre’s WORD WEAVER Writing Contest for November 2017 – let the NEW games begin!
I have no idea what a ‘gif’ is, and I haven’t clicked any of those links. But I did enjoy reading Ms Allen’s apocalyptic tale in the anthology. If you haven’t yet acquired a copy I urge you to do so. It’s great for dipping in to, just like a box you might find under a bed or in an attic, full of surprises, some to make your skin crawl, or the hairs on the back of you neck to stand up, all revealing the darker side of the human imagination. Source: Anthology Ideology: A Guest Post by J. A. … Continue reading Anthology Ideology: A Guest Post by J. A. Allen
Juliet Nubel was born in Glasgow but now live in France. She began revealing her writing to the public just a year ago, as she explains below. She is one of the 20 authors who have contributed to the anthology “The Box Under The Bed”. Her story is heart-breakingly tragic rather than “scary” in the usually accepted sense. It occupies just two pages at the end of which you find yourself asking “what would I have done in that situation?” A situation, by the way, faced by many people every day. Source: What a difference a year makes… Continue reading What a difference a year makes…