He wakes up every morning knowing the world owes him something. Every woman was created for his demand, except for Vanessa Roundtree and her mother. Once lured onto their farm in the middle of nowhere he becomes their prey. As they torment his body, they break down his arrogance. Will he be able to escape? Or will he become just another of the corpses of Old Farm Hill Road?
Let’s face it, writing a book is hard work. You might even break a sweat, or pop a cog in your brain. Who wants to do that? So, enter November – NaNoWriMo – National No Writing Month. This is one month where we authors, writers and scribes can legitimately rest our brains from the toils of our literary efforts. I know, I know, it won’t be easy – so here are some tips to keep yourself from writing that book without losing your edge.
#1 – Committees and meetings are an excellent way to prevent progress on any level. So, form a committee for your book! Find a bunch of people who also write and invite them to your own Yahoo!, Facebook, or Goodreads group. If you can actually get them to pay attention to anything you have to say in between announcements of their free eBooks and basic spamming, you might get some input. That input will probably spark a discussion. That discussion will most likely get sidetracked onto the subject of kittens or television shows. See? It works. Continue reading “No Writing Allowed”
Time for IU readers to decide who will be this week’s winner in the Indies Unlimited Flash Fiction Challenge.
You can check out this week’s entries here. The entrants did a great job with the writing prompt and the merciless constraints of the exercise. Vote for your fave and then use those share buttons at the bottom of the post to spread the word that the vote is on.
Faith Helen Mortimer is an English author. She was born in Manchester and educated in Singapore, Malaysia and England.
She had always wanted to be a writer, and says she spent many hours playing around with words which danced around the edges of her mind when she really should have been concentrating on other studies.
After obtaining a University degree in Sciences while working full time in her own business, she discovered she’d grown up and now had the necessary determination, dedication and stamina to tackle her first novel. Though her first went through a London publisher she went indie with her second book, The Assassins’ Village in April 2011. This book was nominated and became the number one best book on Harper Collins Authonomy. Since then she’s not looked back and has had a wonderful and exciting new career, selling thousands of copies of her paperbacks and eBooks all over the world. Continue reading “Meet the Author: Faith Mortimer”