Monthly archives: May, 2018

Chasing the Light: A Benefit Anthology of Speculative Fiction

The Roaring Writers are excited to announce that Chasing the Light: A Benefit Anthology of Speculative Fiction, is now available for pre-order on Amazon in Kindle and in print. Once upon a time, New York Times and USA Today bestselling author Faith Hunter and award-winning authors David B. Coe and John G. Hartness agreed to mentor …

“Hustle” Doesn’t Have to Hurt

Hustle. Perhaps you’ve heard the term being used lately. In my circles, it’s used to denote hard work, really moving to get ahead, or stay ahead, because – and this is the really good part – when you’re not working, somewhere, somebody else is. Don’t get me wrong, there is absolutely nothing wrong with hard …

Get Up and Move

As human beings, we’re not exactly equipped for sitting down for long stretches at a time. Which is exactly what a writer does. I wanted to mention this right in front of everything else because it’s important to your health to, well, get up and move every now and again*. That isn’t what I wanted …

Character Agency

“So What Cha Want?” -Beastie Boys “The question isn’t what are we going to do. The question is what Aren’t we going to do?” -Ferris Bueller When you talk about writing characters or talk about characters, in general, sooner or later you talk about Agency. You do this whether you know what Agency is or …