A Good Read

Just letting you know that the book, “Understanding Women” is now out in paperback.

How to Stop Time’s Quest Through the Ages

In Matt Haig‘s quirky centuries-spanning story, How to Stop Time, Tom Hazard is more than 400 years old and part of a secret slow-aging society that has a major rule: Never fall in love. Haig, the author of Reasons to Stay Alive, talked to Goodreads about history, optimism, and romance. Read More  

Writing and virtual reality

“Getting lost” in a work of fiction is a conventional expression that speaks to the immersive power of narrative. The reader (which here will include the viewer and the player) is so moved or transported by the drama, characters and unfolding terrain that she loses herself to the physical world and perhaps cannot hear the […]


The Guardian presents a no-holes-barred interview with Altered Carbon author : One novel was called Ethics on the Precipice. “Really wanky title, isn’t it?” he asks. “No one wanted to touch it.” So he got the huff. “I’d had this really nice, cosseted, middle-class upbringing. I just assumed I’d wander out into the world and […]

Gulfport Fiction Writers

The Gulfport Fiction Writers met yesterday at 10a.m. Several writers read and many suggestions were offered.

Self-Published Book Awards

Whether you’re a professional writer, a part-time freelancer or a self-starting student, here’s your chance to enter the premier self-published competition exclusively for self-published books. Writer’s Digest hosts the 26th annual self-published competition–the Annual Self-Published Book Awards. This self-published competition spotlights today’s self-published works and honors self-published authors. #WritingContests DEADLINE: April 2, 2018 Full Details HERE


Yes, famous authors do argue, fuss and fight. I never believed the pen was literally mightier than the sword, ….but you be the judge. *************** Knock, Knock. Who’s there? Eisenhower. Eisenhower who? Eisenhower later for work already- I don’t have time to play this silly game.

LEXOPHILIA – Ya Gotta Love It

“Lexophile” describes those that have a love for words, such as “you can tune a piano, but you can’t tuna fish“, or “To write with a broken pencil is pointless.” An annual competition is held by the New York Times to see who can create the best original lexophile. This year’s winning submission is posted […]

Writing Contests in 2018: The Definitive Guide

Inkitt Publishing posts… Writing Contests in 2018: The Definitive Guide with over 100 writing contests, most free to enter, with prizes ranging cash to a complete publishing contract.