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.
This afternoon I was on the tram on my way to Taksim Square in Istanbul. I had a meeting in a place I’d never been to and I had to do something I’ve never done before. I was nervous and focused on the task. I arrived at my location and suddenly, in the midst of … Continue reading It’s all my fault…
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
What are the things one should be good at in order to become a good writer? Lynda Filler, Top Quora Writer 2018 Winner of Best in Contemporary Fiction 2017 BTRC at Writers and Authors (2009-present) Be Brave. You have to be able to open your heart and pour out your feelings. It doesn’t matter what … Continue reading What things should one be good at in order to become a good writer?
Today was an extremely creative day for me. Actually, the last four days have been super prolific and dynamic. I designed four book covers. I completed a 12,000-word short story prequel for Luke Raven, the Raven Group in my JET Series for Kindle Worlds. Between typing "The End" and pouring a cup of coffee, I outlined 2 … Continue reading Sexual Energy…can you create without it?
Do you have authors that you love? You're so obsessed with their work that you'll read anything they write? These authors are my Saturday-night-dates and my all-nighters. And they are the only guys occupying my bed these days--by choice! #1 is Lee Child #2 Daniel Silva #3 David Baldacci #4, Russell Blake. I could go … Continue reading You “Reach” Me
I love my books. But I loathe third read-throughs and edits. I’m done by the time the book comes back from the editor for final review. It’s not that I don’t love what I’ve written, but the tedious job of going back over it, over and over again, is boring for me. I want to … Continue reading Do you love what 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
Quora 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 … Continue reading On Writing My First Novel
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?