Monthly archives: October, 2018

It Doesn’t Get Easier

Now this just might be me, but I thought all of those years struggling to get my foot in the door would be the hardest part. That once I got that first publication, made that first sale, things would get easier. And of course, that was a load of bull, and I’d totally deluded myself. …

Gail Z. Martin’s SCOURGE and VENGEANCE Blog tour

I’m still overwhelmed with life and not doing much writing on my own. So, I asked a question I’ve often wondered about: how do authors co-write? I’m not going to marry Ken Schrader, but I do want to write a story with him.  Some day. Mindy Co-Writing Without Homicide By Gail Z. Martin My husband, …

Will it Ever be Enough?

So let me tell you about my September: I decided that I was going to make a serious push toward finishing the first draft of my current project. I figured* that it would take about thirty thousand words to get there. If I broke it down to daily word count goals, I could get there …

If You’re Gonna Prologue, Do It Right

Greetings, all. Fall brings out the beauty in nature, the changing leaves on the trees, pumpkin-flavored everything in grocery-stores, and my most favorite of literary movements…The Great Annual Reading of Horror Novels. I started this tradition years ago, and it is simple. I read horror novels, ghost stories, and gothic treasures each fall, as I …