Category Archives: Other People’s Writing

R. L.Stine Shares His Writing Secrets

Thinking about writing horror? Check out what R. L. Stine has to say. Writing Words of Wisdom: R. L. Stine Catherine Kane 4/18/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as … Continue reading

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Writing Isn’t a Job?….

…really? What kind of crazy talk is that? Check out what Chuck Wendig has to say about this. Yes, Virginia, Writing Is Too A Job Catherine Kane 2/23/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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Stephen King’s Secrets

If you want to learn how to do something or how to do something better, it helps to look at what the practices of other folks who are good at what you want to do For instance… Secret Habits That … Continue reading

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Lloyd Alexander and His Muse

The relationship with a muse is not always an easy thing…. The Flat Heeled Muse Catherine Kane 9/7/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something … Continue reading

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Learning from Success

There’s lots of different definitions of success, but one thing that they all have in common is that you can learn faster by looking at the example of folks who are succeeding themselves. Here’s some suggestions on one aspect of … Continue reading

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Got You Covered

Your cover is your book’s first impression and how you persuade someone to look at your work. Want information on better covers? Check out 5 Steps to Great Cover Art Catherine Kane 8/23/16 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures … Continue reading

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Camp Nano’s Done….

…so what are you going to do now? There’s a lot of options. You can keep writing and try to finish the story you started during camp. You can put the manuscript aside to rest a little bit, and come … Continue reading

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Been Doing a Lot of Reading…

…but now it’s time to write. Three more days left of Camp NanoWriMo. Three more days left to get as much writing as is done as possible and add as much to your story as you can. Three more days … Continue reading

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…and Here We Are at Camp….

…Camp NaNoWriMo, that is. It’s the first day in a new adventure in writer-y writing, and who knows what the month may bring. Right now, I’m clearing my thoughts and opening up a blank document and getting ready to get … Continue reading

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Addictive Novels

Here’s an interesting article that examines the difference between the approaches of male and female writers. One Weird Trick That Makes a Novel Addictive Don’t know if I think this is consistent across all writers, but it is an interesting … Continue reading

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