Guest post: Author Emily Devenport on dream inspiration + Giveaway!

Categories: Blog Posts, Bookworm, The Write Stuff

Today, I’m pleased to welcome self-published author Emily Devenport to Almost Grown-up. Emily was previously published through traditional means and has recently started trying her hand at e-books. Her latest novel, Spirits of Glory, is a YA novel published through Smashwords. In her guest post, Emily discusses dreams as a writing inspiration and piecing it together to […]

Camp Wordsmith Progress Report

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Camp Wordsmith: Another check-in!

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Plot and Structure by James Scott Bell [Mini-review]

Categories: Blog Posts, Bookworm, The Write Stuff

Title: Plot and Structure: (Techniques And Exercises For Crafting A Plot That Grips Readers From Start To Finish) (Write Great Fiction) Author: James Scott Bell Non-fiction: Writing guide Published October 6th 2004 by Writer’s Digest Books Goodreads summary: Craft an Engaging Plot How does plot influence story structure? What’s the difference between plotting for commercial […]

Camp Wordsmith: Talkin’ ’bout my iiiinspiration

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Camp Wordsmith: Check-in!

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Camp Wordsmith: “A Whole New World!” Or World-building. OR Setting.

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Camp Wordsmith: Week 8 Check-in!!!!!

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Yakkity Yak, Please Talk Back; or Camp Wordsmith Dialogue Discussions

Categories: Blog Posts, The Write Stuff

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before all of […]

Camp Wordsmith is a weekly venture in which Angel of Mermaid Vision Books, Christa of Hooked on Books, and I post about our work in writing over the past week. We’ll also discuss various issues to do with craft. The goals here are simple. We want to write, so we’re making a public effort before […]