10 Exercises to Help Improve Your Writing Skills

Unless they are preternaturally gifted, most aspiring authors’ prose is less than stellar when they begin setting their stories down. This can be disheartening, and some writers throw in the towel after their first few attempts show no improvement. For those who persist, it can take time to identify which particular skills they need to … Continue reading 10 Exercises to Help Improve Your Writing Skills

Worldbuilding: Or, the Mind-set Necessary to Make Medieval Fiction Realistic

To fight effectively requires the proper state of mind. Any martial arts or firearm instructor will tell his students this fact. If you are not aware of your environment and prepared to defend your life and/or the lives of those close to you, then you look like prey. And prey only exists to feed the … Continue reading Worldbuilding: Or, the Mind-set Necessary to Make Medieval Fiction Realistic

Bulletin – Unbound III: Goodbye, Earth – Available TODAY!!

DAOwen Publications’ latest anthology, Unbound III: Goodbye, Earth is available NOW! My short story, “All the Lamps Are Lit,” is the first in the collection. You can pick it up through Amazon in either the print or Kindle format, whichever you prefer. Once again, this author wishes to offer her thanks to the editor, Mr. Douglas Owen, for this … Continue reading Bulletin – Unbound III: Goodbye, Earth – Available TODAY!!