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Author Spotlight: Jen Burke

Jenn Burke

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Jenn Burke – I’m thrilled to have Jenn here with us today. 🙂 Thanks so much, Jenn, for joining me! J. Scott Coatsworth: How would you describe … Read more

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Point of View: Five Strategies for Winning NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is coming up next month, and authors all over the country will be sitting down at chaining themselves to their laptops, ipads, or notepads to scribble out a “winning” story – 50K words in 30 days (and don’t forget, Thanksgiving is in there too). So here are my tips for getting to 50k by … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Jamie Fessenden

Jamie Fessenden

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Jamie Fessenden – Jamie is an amazing writer whose work spans the distance between Viking History to Contemporary to Sci Fi, and includes the recently released book … Read more

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I’m Interviewed on It’s Raining Men!

It's Raining Men

Thanks so much to Sharita Lira, who interviewed me for the It’s Raining Men blog. I got to talk about my writing process, and to talk about The River City Chronicles, my new serial her on the JSC blog. 🙂 Thanks, Sharita!

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Author Spotlight: Vance Bastian

Vance Bastian

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Vance Bastian – Vance is an amazing writer, a talented voice-over artist (who also does audio books, if you’re interested), and and one of the founding members … Read more

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Point of View: Trouble Right Here in River City

River City Chronicles

I’m about to embark on a brand new adventure, something that I as a writer have never done before. I’m going to write a serialized piece of fiction, a story that unfolds slowly and publicly week by week on my blog. And as if that weren’t enough of a challenge, I’m going to release each … Read more

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My Top Five Excuses for Not Writing Today

scott and parsley

As writers, we all know time is not our friend. We have stories to tell, and they won’t get told if we spend all day figuring out reasons why we’re not yet ready to write. And yet about ten percent of my potential writing time goes to procrastination. So here, without further ado… hey, what … Read more

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Author Spotlight: Lloyd Meeker

Lloyd Meeker

Welcome to my weekly Author Spotlight. I’ve asked a bunch of my author friends to answer a set of interview questions, and to share their latest work. Today, Lloyd Meeker – I met Lloyd in person for the first time at this year’s Rainbow Con and we had a great time. Thanks so much, Lloyd, … Read more