Hi gang, Craig here once again with an odd topic this time, etiquette. It may seem like an strange topic for a writing blog, but I promise you it’s applicable. If you read enough about writing you’ll come across a line similar to this: Never give them a reason to say ‘No.’ This dates back … Continue reading Something to think about
Hi gang, Craig here today. I'm the only person here who has not dabbled in book series. I love a good stand-alone story, and that will never change. However, my colleagues at Story Empire convinced me to try it about a year ago. I jumped in with both feet, and declared 2019 my year of … Continue reading Series work… Me?
https://youtu.be/e7qQ6_RV4VQ Hi gang, Craig here once more with another Expansion Pack. This one has to do with setting, but it's as much a mental setting as a physical one. It's based upon the stress that changing times bring. I've lived long enough to remember bashing the side of the black & white television to make … Continue reading Expansion Pack: Changing times
Hi, gang, Craig here to start this off. One of the fun things about a group blog is the camaraderie established by working with friends. We have a place to chat that's free from others, and Sunday nights can get pretty crazy in there. This is a talented bunch, and I'm honored to be working … Continue reading The Future for Story Empire
Hi gang, Craig with you again today. I’ve been pondering word counts lately. There are multiple reasons, both personally and from a marketing standpoint. On a personal basis, I tend to write short. This stems from my professional background where concise is important. I have more room in fiction, and I’m slowly getting there. Part … Continue reading The long and short of it