Writing Bloc is happy to announce the release of its first full length novel, Celia at 39 by Jason Pomerance. The book is a fun, fast paced romp through a woman's journey to 40 and the surprises she finds along the way. Just like his beloved first
You've probably seen the ads-- Writing Retreat on Maui! Escape to a cabin in Vermont to write! It sounds amazing-- a dedicated time and place to focus on your work in progress. Unfortunately for most writers, these retreats are inaccessible-- they're either too expensive, too far away, or too long
After a grueling month-long blind selection process, we finally get to announce the authors and stories to be included in this year’s short story anthology.
Amongst all of our great goals coming to fruition, we here at Writing Bloc have officially launched a podcast! Our aim is to chat about all things writing, with us discussing everything from successes to struggles, answering any of your questions, and interviewing authors we think you should know. We
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
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
Critics got you down? Are you your worst critic? Time to get over the negativity and get down to writing!
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
After completing the Margaret Atwood MasterClass, I was excited to begin another of their writing courses. The Judy Blume class was an obvious pick, as I fell in love with Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret as a child.
Are You There, God? It's Me, Margaret.
My first piece of advice to those who are considering a MasterClass.com All Access Pass is