We are diligently continuing our search for an amazing person to take over Diana’s spot. We’ve got some good leads and will be following up on them and recording new content very shortly. For now, let’s take the Way Back Machine and set it for early last year when we discussed some of our deepest, … Continue reading Best of Diana Rowland: Writing Secrets
This week on Hide and Create Joshua Essoe catches up with David Dalglish about publishing with both Orbit and 47North, co-authoring a series, and the differences between publishing traditionally and independently. Part five (of six) of our series of episodes where we interview the hosts (present and past) of Hide and Create.
This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Moses Siregar, Jaye Wells, and a returning Diana Rowland discuss the last year developing and recording Hide and Create. First there was an Essoe and an Ellinger. Then there was a Dalglish and a Rowland. The Dalglish had to move along, move along, but then came a Siregar … Continue reading Writing Podcast: A Year In Review
This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Jordan Ellinger, Diana Rowland and Joshua Essoe talk about making your villain a protagonist. If you’re like me you love a good bad guy. But why do you love them? What makes them characters you can connect with, enjoy reading about, and actually like? How can you … Continue reading Writing Bad Guys As Protagonists
This week on Hide and Create, Diana Rowland, Jordan Ellinger, Joshua Essoe, and David Dalglish discuss how to craft compelling and believable settings. As an editor, one of the most frequent hiccups I see in the manuscripts submitted to me are confusing or vague settings. Sometimes the author has forgotten to write one altogether. This, … Continue reading Writing Compelling Settings
This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Diana Rowland, Jordan Ellinger, and David Dalglish discuss writing environments and tools. Lives outside of writing — we’ve all got them. Well most of us. How do you combat the evil and powerful monster of laziness? And when you are writing, what are the best tools to have … Continue reading Writing Environments
This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, David Dalglish, Diana Rowland and Jordan Ellinger continue with part two of last week’s show about self-promotion for writers. We discuss writing communities, and responding to negative book reviews, and why that’s bad, m’kay? Press releases and how to handle them, paying for reviews, and definitely not enough … Continue reading Self-Promotion for Writers: Part 2