Some writers struggle for inspiration. Others procrastinate until their deadline, then push out brilliant work. There are authors who plot, plan, and predict their way to success. And there are those who fall somewhere in between, like I do.
Whatever they do, every writer is unique. That’s why I love hearing about what motivates a writer to do what they love and produce work that will survive beyond their own lifetime. It’s a story as old as language itself, and it holds a certain magic that even I can appreciate. Continue reading “The love of a good story with Andy Peloquin”
Common advice says that, as authors, we should choose a genre and be wedded to it as we would a spouse – ’til death do we part. It says that switching genres is a futile exercise that hurts sales and confuses readers.
After all, readers aren’t smart enough to see the difference between a YA book and a creature feature until they’ve already bought it… right? Continue reading “Genre fiction, stalking, and vampires to kill (not kiss) with Heidi Angell”