Look to the Books By Karen Wojcik Berner Sentences not flowing the way you’d like? Consult your bookshelf. Problems with your plot? Ask “What would Shakespeare do?” Dickens. Woolf. Austen. Thackeray. Joyce. Shakespeare. Ibsen. Wilde. Homer. Poe. Shelley. Keats. Milton. Having inspired readers for hundreds of years, the classics often reveal universal truths of human nature, truths that do … [Read more...] about Writers: Get Inspired And Motivated By The Classics
WFW friends, prepare to be wowed. Sandra Kring is honest and inspiring and humble -- even after writing and publishing five novels. It's my honor to share this interview with all of you. ~ Amy xo "My mother often told me, 'You’re so bullheaded, you won’t listen to anybody!' So I didn’t. I didn’t listen to myself, when my negativity said I’d never fulfill my writing dream because the odds were … [Read more...] about Author Sandra Kring Says Put Away All Your Anxieties And Write Your Story
I met Jael McHenry on Backspace and she was the first author to guest post on Women's Fiction Writers almost a year ago (find that post here)! Now, as we are ready to celebrate the One Year Blogiversary (big party starts Tuesday), Jael is back to share with us the breadth of her experience along with her passion for writing and books. I have found that most authors have a generous spirit, and … [Read more...] about The Kitchen Daughter Author, Jael McHenry, Talks About Books, Babies, and Balancing It All To The Best Of Our Abilities
I've received a number of emails lately -- from acquaintances, potential editing clients and strangers. And these sincere aspiring authors have one thing in common. They haven't started writing their books. So that's my first piece of advice. Write. Write with abandon. Write with acceptance. Write with forgiveness. Write with the knowledge that you are going to rewrite several if not many … [Read more...] about How Do You Start Writing A Novel?