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Best of Diana Rowland: Writing Secrets

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, […]

Beta Readers For Your Writing

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Diana Rowland, Moses Siregar, and Jordan Ellinger talk about beta readers. For some writers, beta readers are an integral part of the writing process. But how do you know what advice to take and what do ignore? Well the most obvious answer is that if you see […]

Writing Rules You Can And Should Break

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Diana Rowland, Jordan Ellinger, and Joshua Essoe talk about writing rules that are okay to break. I think our final thought today is one of moderation. Learn when it is okay to break rules and when it is not. And please — make sure you know the […]

Writing Dialects with Grammar Girl

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Moses Siregar, and Diana Rowland are joined by Mignon Fogarty, better known as Grammar Girl, to talk about dialects (and some grammar, of course). Remember, the key to writing dialects, or accents, or using made-up words is clarity. Realism is good to a point, but […]

Superstars Writing Seminar’s Panel on Editors

We’re back! Technical difficulties (gorillas and alligators) aside, and best forgotten about. This week we have something different, and special for you. I was asked to moderate and speak on a panel titled “The Importance of an Editor” on Feb. 7th at the Superstars Writing Seminar held by Kevin J. Anderson, Rebecca Moesta, David Farland, […]

An Interview with Joshua Essoe

This week on Hide and Create Jordan Ellinger interviews Joshua Essoe about how he got into editing, how you can get into editing, and what it takes. Part three of our series of episodes where we interview the hosts of Hide and Create. And, as promised, here is a sample of Joshua’s work. These are the […]

Defending Our Writing Paths

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Jaye Wells, and Moses Siregar talk about why the path they took into publishing is the best. When you decide to get become writer you should definitely start with tie-in writing. Or when you hit the path toward a  professional writing career, the best way […]