Category Archive: Writing

A WRITER’S DILEMMA

 Micheal Rivers is best known as being a genuinely talented author of paranormal thrillers and true friend to the indie world. I’ve read several of his novels, truly enjoyed them, and I am quite fortunate to personally know such a fine gentleman. Previously, Nicholas Guild, a best-selling, international author, was kind enough to write a …

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THE CHARACTER OF CHARACTER – an article by author Nicholas Guild

 Glenn’s Note: I have always stated Nicholas Guild is one of the few select authors I consider as my mentor of the writing craft. After all, one should choose the best to learn from. He’s been writing since 1975, has been published around the world with many of his works being international bestsellers, and as …

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SOLOMON’S MEN – MWSA 2012 Conference Finalist

It was a wonderful surprise and honor to receive an email from Joyce Faulkner, President of the Military Writers Society of America, which said: “Congratulations, Glenn! Your novel “Solomon’s Men” has been nominated as a finalist in the Mystery/Thriller genre of our 2012 Conference…”  I say ‘surprise’ because that is exactly what it was… “Solomon’s …

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The Legacy Continues…Nicholas Guild is Back!

   I’ve been away from my computer for several days. I needed time to think about my writing path, plus a long list of unattended activities demanded attention. Sometimes a writer needs a break in the form of physical work. It helps clear your head and allows you to refocus on your overall efforts. On …

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Another Gut-Punch to Indie Authors

   Excuse me while I stand on my soap-box for a moment. Sometimes I just need to vent…and this is one of those times. I’ve always been a strong supporter of education and literacy. Whether you are a child or an adult, the importance of good education and the ability to read is critical. Individuals …

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The Man with the Paranormal Midas Touch: Micheal Rivers

     Paranormal Thriller Author of “Verliege,” “The Black Witch,” “Moonlight on the Nantahala,” and “Ghosts of the North Carolina Shores” Today, I am truly honored to have Mr. Micheal Rivers, a great paranormal thriller author, as the very first author to be interviewed and presented on my site. Not only have I read several …

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Do you REALLY challenge yourself?

There are a variety of challenges – finding time to write, making daily word counts, keeping up with the promos for your books, staying alive on social media networks, and a hundred more which could be listed…But I’m not talking about any of these. Let’s fast forward ahead in life and say you already have …

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MIA, Part 2: Author Robert R. McCammon “The Wolf’s Hour”

  In Part 1 I discussed the highly acclaimed author Nicholas Guild being MIA, Missing in Action, from the literary world since 1995. He seemingly vanished without word to his readers and to this day has not returned to his writings. Along with Mr. Guild, I mentioned another well published author that walked away from …

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Missing in Action, Part 1: Author Nicholas Guild, “The Assyrian”

  “MIA” Missing in Action: a casualty category assigned to the status of armed services personnel reported missing during active service, generally during combat environments. Whenever asked what authors and books have made their greatest impression on me, I always answer: Nicholas Guild “The Assyrian,” Robert McCammon “The Wolf’s Hour,” Wilbur Smith “River God,” and …

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Two More Awards! A Great Way To Start The Day.

I’ve been running pretty hard lately trying to complete a novel, keep up with book marketing and a dozen daily tasks. There doesn’t seem to be enough hours in the day or the needed energy to complete my activities. But just as I began to feel slightly burned out, I received two awards—“The Versatile Blogger” …

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