The child looked at the calendar on the wall, swinging, as if
by some invisible breeze. There could not have been a breeze, though. All of
the room’s windows and doors were closed, and the air smelled musty and stale, like
laundry left too long in the washer.
Still, the calendar flapped like the
Writing Bloc’s Best Reads April 2019 Edition. Welcome to our ongoing best of series, in which a few of our Writing Bloc contributors share their favorite read of the month. For the month of April, we hear from Michael, Jacqui, Becca, and Robert.
Michael's Pick for April: The Hunger
Author John Jamison shares a personal anecdote on how ideas can come from the most unexpected chain of events.
Today's guest post comes from Kimberly Hunt, freelance developmental editor with Revision Division.
Let’s set expectations from the start. I am NOT a writer. Through extensive reading, professional training, and my experience as a developmental editor, I’ve learned the essentials of genres. A novel can contain elements from multiple
I've known Vivien Chien since before she got her first contract. It's been amazing to watch her star rise, from her #ownvoices debut Death by Dumpling to her latest, Murder Lo Mein, which comes out today! I was lucky enough to host Vivien at the library where I work for
Today on Writing Bloc we have author Annie Ward, whose recent release Beautiful Bad has been garnering attention all over the author-sphere!
Welcome, Annie! Your recent release Beautiful Bad was featured on the Indie Next List for March. Congratulations! Can you start by telling us a little bit about yourself and your psychological
Critics got you down? Are you your worst critic? Time to get over the negativity and get down to writing!
April is Camp NaNoWriMo, and here at Writing Bloc we're using the month of March to pack for camp, and we invite you to join us!
Even if you are familiar with National Novel Writing Month, you might not know that the organization also hosts two 'camps' throughout the year -
Writing Bloc’s Best Reads February 2019 Edition. Welcome to the seventh post in our ongoing best of series, in which a few of our Writing Bloc contributors share their favorite read of the month. For the month of February, we hear from Becca, Jacqui, Cari, and Michael.
Still not sure
Today we are joined by Jeyna Grace - author of The Slave Prince, The Battle for Oz, and Whispers of the Wind.
Welcome, Jeyna! The Slave Prince and The Battle for Oz, both deal with retelling well-known stories, with a fantasy twist. Can you tell us a little bit about what