Where Do Stories Come From? by Rita Henuber

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Posted at Sep 2, 2015 12:00 am

  I n the top five questions authors are asked is: “Where do you get your stories?”  When asked this I quickly said, “the Amazon story store.”  I mean, Amazon sells live lady bugs and rents goats, why not sell stories?  But alas, I had to stop saying that because too many wannabe write-a-book-in-a-weekend writers […]

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The Fruits of Imagination by Addison Fox

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Posted at Aug 26, 2015 12:00 am

  Ispent the past weekend on a girls’ trip with several of my college girlfriends. We’ve been planning a trip for a while and ultimately settled on a long weekend in Orlando at Universal Studios.  The big impetus behind Universal was so we could attend the Wizarding World of Harry Potter. As a fan of […]

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Location, Location, Location! by Laurie Kellogg

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Posted at Aug 19, 2015 12:00 am

  W hen it comes to real estate prices, it’s all about location, location, location. But in your novel location becomes all about details, details, details and which ones you choose to focus on. Can your readers imagine the locale of your story, smell the flowers, or hear the birds chirping? As many of you […]


Reading Until Dawn Con SCAVENGER HUNT


Posted at Aug 18, 2015 7:06 am

One of the main goals of Reading Until Dawn Con is to give our readers a chance to get silly and have fun with our authors. We’ve got a full schedule of games planned for October… but we thought it would be great to get the party started a little early. That’s right… some of […]

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Words in the Refrigerator by Kate Parker

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Posted at Aug 12, 2015 12:00 am

  I t’s no secret that I enjoy food. Different food groups, different cuisines, I love it all. So when Susan Elizabeth Phillips said in a speech that it’s an all too common problem to “look for the next line of our stories in the refrigerator,” it touched my taste buds. There are many authors […]


I Got Nothing…by June Love

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Posted at Aug 5, 2015 12:00 am

  W hich is exactly what I had when I volunteered to post today. When I began typing this, I still had nothing. Oh, I could ramble. I’m very good at rambling. I can ramble with the best of them. I can ramble about rambling. See what I’m doing here? Then, I had a thought. Why […]


Research, such a taxing task.


Posted at Aug 4, 2015 12:41 pm

Research, such a taxing task. Research trip to the Jémez Mountains!

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Dark screams: Volume four is out!!!


Posted at Aug 4, 2015 12:21 pm

DARK SCREAMS: VOLUME FOUR is now available for immediate download. The featured authors are Clive Barker, Lisa Morton, Ray Garton, Ed Gorman, and Heather Graham. Here are some store links for reference, and if you could help promote the book in some way this week, that would be greatly appreciated: * Amazon.com: http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00PEPR6ZI/ * Barnes […]

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Beam Me Up Monday with Diane Kelly

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Posted at Aug 3, 2015 12:00 am

Some Funny Things about Humor By Diane Kelly             Hello, there! You’re here to see what’s going on at Darynda’s blog because you enjoy funny books, right? Me, too! I’ve always been a fan of funny, whether it be in the form of novels, TV shows, or movies. Growing up, I loved sketch comedy shows, […]


My favorite musical film of all time!

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Posted at Aug 1, 2015 12:00 am

      Admit it!!!  You and your besties wanted to have jackets made!!        The dreams…                  THE MOVES!                                      The ladies in pink. Badasses!       […]


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