Category Archives: writing

Writers To Do list for the new year

This month’s topic is what one (or two) projects do you hope to accomplish, and what will stand in your way? Gosh, a confession — I have more than two things I want to accomplish, and thereby hangs a good … Continue reading

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Meet P J MacLayne

Tell us something about your yourself? I’m a computer geek by day and a writer by night. I never expected to write a shifter book, let alone a series, but here I am. I guess it’s okay to listen to … Continue reading

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Angels, Devils, and Spirits

Do you believe in angels, spirits, ghosts, demons or other ethereal beings or locations? What do you think when they appear in stories? Have you used them in your own stories. I believe in spirits, and I’m open-minded about ghosts, … Continue reading

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September Round Robin: Current Events

This month’s topic is what current issues are important to you. How often do modern social/global issues take place in your stories no matter what era or generation you write? I write poetry, science  fiction, and fantasy. Nevertheless, politics, political … Continue reading

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Romance Novels

Topic: What changes have your seen in romance novels in the past decade? Is there a change in romance novel direction? Is there still a market for non-explicit sex stories? When I first started reading romance novels, they were simply … Continue reading

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Keep on Reading

What glues you to a story start to finish? What hooks do you use to capture your readers?   What glues me to a novel? If I  care about the characters and I want to know what happens to them. … Continue reading

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Researching Science Fiction

        What research is involved in writing science fiction? There can be quite a lot, actually. In my first science fiction novel, Relocated,      my main character, Keth, becomes involved in ceramics and glass blowing. I had some … Continue reading

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