LOVE The Beat Goes On is my first memoir. It was difficult to write at times. But when your doctor gives you a “6-months to live” diagnosis in 2008, I thought writing my memoir would be an inspiration to others. I felt compelled to share HOPE. The easy part was telling the story. But here … Continue reading Memoir: How much of a person’s life is sensationalized or true to his or her life?
I started with Xposed the first book in the Code Raven Series. I had so much fun creating Luke Raven, Samaar and their cohorts (billionaire patriot, spies, ex-SEALS, ex-Mossad agent, a brilliant techie)that I wanted to keep on writing! My readers loved it and it was really their comments “What’s next?” “I can’t wait to read more!” “I’m … Continue reading If you’ve always wanted to write, here’s how I started.
How can I become a better writer in 2019? Lynda Filler, Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2017 BTRC at Writers and Authors (2009-present) Quora I love this!!! Elizabeth Gilbert—Everyone has read Eat, Pray, Love, right—posted this on Instagram today and I just had to share! elizabeth_gilbert_writer repost from Instagram A friend told me yesterday that … Continue reading How can I become a better writer in 2019?
What is your Best Unconventional Writing Advice? It has nothing to do with grammar, or the English language, or what sells or doesn’t sell. I follow a few simple rules. I think I read this in Bird by Bird (Anne Lamott) “You have to stop writing as if your mother is reading over your shoulder!” I paraphrased, … Continue reading 6 Tips that will change the way you write
You start with an idea. Where you proceed from there depends on the genre you wish to write. For example, JET: EXPOSED (Kindle Worlds Novella) (JET WORLD Book 1) is a series of Action/Suspense/Thriller novellas (fan fiction) that require lots of plot, the original characters from Russell Blake’s super successful JET series, and my … Continue reading Have you got what it takes to write a novel? NaNoWriMo
In my lifetime I’ve written 4 complete novels, published two of them. The first I lost. Don’t laugh! I must have thrown it out by accident thinking it was previously published poetry work! I wrote the first book over 6 months and consequently if I can focus on it, 4 months seems to be my … Continue reading How long did you take to finish writing a novel? Q
by Lynda Filler, Author Poet Freelance Writer on QUORA Write every day. It might be 15 min. on Quora or a blog or a page in your novel, but write. That’s how you get better. Start with bite-size work. I originally wrote poetry and published 3 books over the years. Then when I … Continue reading What are some good writing tips?
Think Long Term. Create A Body Of Work. This is an excerpt from The Successful Author Mindset. Out now in ebook, print, workbook and audiobook formats by Joanna Penn. When we see stories in the media about a particular author who made it big, who seemed to come from nowhere, there are usually years of … Continue reading “An overnight success is 10 years in the making.” Tom Clancy