Today we speak to Craig DiLouie, whose book One of Us debuted on July 17th and has been described by Peter Clines as "disturbing, beautiful." Craig shares insight about his writing process and publishing, and his advice for new authors.
Can you tell us a little about One of Us? What inspired it? What
Mike Donald is a UK-based novelist and screenwriter. His current novel, Louisiana Blood, started out as a multiple award-winning screenplay that earned him some great attention in the Hollywood scene. Mike adapted the screenplay into a novel, and Louisiana Blood was published late last year. The novel is an incredible and thrilling mystery involving
Phil Rood is someone you should know.
He is an illustrator out of Florida, and his work is marvelous. He is a master of body language, and each individual illustration of his tells a story. In my adventures as a writer, I've stumbled across uncountable talented people. Phil Rood's talents left
It's rare to be able to get excited for a new book to come out when it's from a first-time author. Peter Ryan is an exception. His novel, Sync City, is a powerful, hard-hitting sci-fi romp through a dystopian future, and I have been patiently waiting for this book through
“Adapting Books to the Screen (and vice versa)”
by Liz Kerin
“To be honest, I liked the book a lot better.”
Adapting books to the screen is always tricky business. When we read, we’re given the freedom to imagine something that fits perfectly into our preferred worldview. Violence is as visceral as we
Today, as part of Writing Bloc's Author Interview Series, Evan Graham is here with us! We're going to talk about Tantalus Depths and Proteus, his two upcoming sci-fi novels, as well as his journey with crowdfunded publishing.
Welcome Evan. Your book Tantalus Depths is currently in production, and you are also
As a writer, you need an audience.
Are you lacking confidence in your art? If so, chances are you are lacking the support of an audience.
I know that hard work and patience have been driven into the ground as far as advice goes, but what is your plan if you aren't going to
Welcome Tony! Your debut novel Dax Harrison hit shelves last October. Congratulations! Can you tell us a little bit about the book and what inspired the story?
Thank you! Well I'm a pretty typical nerd born in the mid-80s. So needless to say, I've consumed tons of space adventures from Star
Are you looking to hone your skills? The Writing Bloc team recommend some of their favorite craft books in our Whichcraft? series.
When embarking on the editing process with my first novel, it became apparent that some of my holdover habits from working as a freelance writer for most of my
Are you querying agents or publishers and wondering what to put in your book proposal? We’ve got twelve things for you to consider that may make a huge difference. Check it out!
Like a lot of the publishing process, writing a book proposal can be daunting. What do you include? What