Hi again, Everyone! Marcia popping in from the Land of Sunshine. Lately, I've been thinking about creativity, specifically, how much of it is inspiration and how much is perspiration--especially as it pertains to those of us who write. Being a writer is hard work. We devote countless hours to our craft in hopes that the … Continue reading #InspirationBoards
Hello, SEers! Mae here with you today as we enter a new month. Happy first day of July! In June, I raised the question "are writers born or made?" Today, I want to follow up with another question: can the writing gene be inherited? Think about the Bronte sisters. Neither parent was a writer, though … Continue reading Can the Writing Gene be Inherited?
Hi, SEers. Mae here hoping everyone had a wonderful Valentine's Day! Today, I'm rolling out a topic that’s dear to my heart—unplugging. In our technology-crazed, social media-driven, always-on-world, unplugging is a necessity. Did you know there is even a National Unplug Day in the U.S.? March 1-2 sundown to sundown has been declared the National … Continue reading How often do you unplug? #writinglife
Craig here today, and this post is a bit challenging for me. I know I don't read as much as the other Story Empire authors, and rarely get the chance to read something that isn't from one of my author friends. It does happen on occasion, so I'm bringing you something a bit different today. … Continue reading Friday Book Share – Boneshaker
Hi, gang, Craig here again this time and I have a little confession to make. I'm not actually a writing guru or mentor. We post a lot of tips and tricks here on Story Empire, and I've contributed my share of them. Mine are from the perspective of someone who has walked that mile myself. … Continue reading Not actually a guru