Seriously Write: Why I Wrote Chilled in Chattanooga by Deborah Malone
Writers come up with ideas for stories through various avenues. If you've ever wondered about writing a story based in a real location, I th
Seriously Write: Critiquing Like a Mentor by Cindy Thomson
One of the most valuable writing tools for an author is a critique partner. But sometimes it's hard to find the right person who can guide y
Seriously Write: You're a Writer by Casey Herringshaw
You're a writer. It's in your DNA. How you answer every professional occupation question. Maybe something like: “I'm a receptionist, mom, nu
Seriously Write: Cheers! A Place Where Everybody Doesn’t Know Your Name ...
David Koepp helped write the screenplay for Jurassic Park and Jurassic Park: The Lost World. He also wrote or co-wrote some other notable fi
Seriously Write: For The Sake of Research by Heidi Chiavaroli
Last month, I walked into a bank an hour north of my house, iPhone in hand—discreetly, of course—at my waist. I tried to ignore the half doz
Seriously Write: God's Promise of Success by A. M. Heath
Will you know when you've reached the top of that success ladder? Today, author A. M. Heath provides encouragement for the climb. -- Sandy A
Seriously Write: His Grace is Sufficient by Robin Lee Hatcher
I have been writing novels for the past 34 years, and I have been writing as my full-time job for the past 25 years. During those years, bot
Seriously Write: How To Only Share Your Written Gems, Not The Rough by E...
Whether you're a morning or evening person, your best writing will develop during that time of day. I'm a morning person, so I rise with the
Seriously Write: The Art of Over Committing by Terri Weldon
Throughout the years I've tried my hand at a number of things, some I mastered, and many I didn't. But there is one thing I've learned to ex
Seriously Write: Recipe for Successful Marketing by Marji Laine
Let's face it, as writers we're determined to get our stories into the hands (or e-readers) of as many book lovers as possible. Sometimes, t
Seriously Write: Making Lemonade by Richard L. Mabry, M.D.
We've all heard it: When life hands you lemons, make lemonade. Bad break? Tough event? Make something good come out of it. Sounds easy, but
Seriously Write: God is in Control, but I’m Responsible for My Own Decis...
Last summer we enjoyed reading “Diana T. Benson's Journey to Publication.” I'm thrilled to have her return to Seriously Write to share more
Seriously Write: Valley of Dry Bones by Susan Tuttle
As a writer, this verse remains close by my side for two big reasons. The first is for all those moments when I stare at a screen and nothin
Seriously Write: Using Readers for Accuracy in Writing: Or How Not to Ge...
Betsy and Laurie: During our research we discovered that Psalm 23 is the most tattooed Bible verse. We wanted to write a story about a woman
Seriously Write: Writing from the Couch by Cynthia Ruchti
Within the last few days, I've heard of two people battling raging cases of Lyme Disease. It's amazing how quickly my mind—and sympathetic p
Seriously Write: Solving the Character Arc by Amy Deardon
Since Annette has so kindly welcomed me to her blog today (waving to say hi), I am happy to return the favor to you, her readers, by talking
Seriously Write: What’s a Reader to Do? By Melinda Viergever Inman
But that brings a dilemma. More than 300000 titles are published each year in the United States alone. A new title is added every five minut