What is a Dream World and Why You Should Want One

Dream worlds can be super-cool, super-scary, or just plain strange. They commonly pop up in sci-fi and fantasy stories as a plot device created for specific purposes that can only be met through that world. […]

Secrets of Successful Authors: Featuring Christine Taylor-Butler

  Christine Taylor-Butler knows what it takes to succeed. As the award-winning author of more than 75 children’s books, she’s created a meaningful body of work through her consistent efforts and determination. Her passion for writing and […]

Secrets of Successful Authors: Featuring William Bernhardt

William Bernhardt has created a writing and teaching empire. He has more than 40 published books and holds writing workshops around the country. I met him at a conference a few years back and have attended two […]

Secrets of Successful Authors: Featuring Mary Coley

I met Mary Coley years ago at one of William Bernhardt’s week-long Writing Workshops. We clicked immediately. Mary is a vivacious writer who’s passionate about her books. She has several published mysteries and was kind […]

Secrets of Successful Authors: Featuring Gregg Luke

I met Gregg Luke at the Johnson County Library Writers Conference in Kansas City this fall when he taught a fabulous class titled Writing White-Knuckled Suspense.  The class lived up to its name. In fact, Gregg […]