Author: Harmony Kent

My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone! Happy Friday! I had a slow start to the week with Monday being my first full day out of bed since Friday morning. The flu really knocked me off my feet. While I still feel exhausted and my

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone! Happy Friday. I’m so ready for the weekend, but unfortunately, it looks like it will be a busy one. I have been having issues with my back again this week, as well as one of my shoulders, and

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! Last week, we had a lovely relaxing time away, and apart from the first weekend, we got lucky on the weather. Below is a picture I took while day-visiting Dartmouth. I’ve had a tired but productive

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8 Ways Scrivener Assists Writers

When I originally gave Scrivener a whirl several years I didn’t know how the software worked. But I read several articles and posts about how other writers put this writing tool to good use. I took… Source: 8 Ways Scrivener

A new kind of tension

Happy October everyone. Craig here again, and I’m on record more than once saying that tension sells stories. We try to use whatever we can to get some tense moments into our tales. The world… Source: A new kind of

Cover Reveal: The Emissary 2

COMING SOON! They’re back! Jake and Dodger are at it again, accompanied by their boss, the archangel Azrael. I am so excited, I can hardly stand it. Once again, Nicki Forde Graphics Design has come up with a cover that

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! Another busy but productive week. I’ve done more writing on short stories along with lots of other stuff. I had one of those moments, when reading over what you wrote the day before, and you think,

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Using Vignettes

Hello SErs! Harmony here. I hope this finds you all well. Today, I wanted to talk about using vignettes in your novels. Here is the dictionary definition of a vignette: vignette viːˈnjɛt,vɪˈnjɛt/ n… Source: Using Vignettes

My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday. I hope you’ve all been safe from the hurricane hitting the US east coast this week. We’ve certainly seen some extremes of weather in 2018. This week, I got lots of writing done and had fun

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One of these things is not like the other

I gang, Craig here today. I had some of this conversation in the blog comments somewhere, and don’t remember where. Doesn’t really matter, it sparked my idea for today’s post. I r… Source: One of these things is not like

Pantsing Toward an Outline: a Hybrid Approach

Hello to all the Story Empire readers. P. H. Solomon here today with a few outlining ideas. We’ve had more than a few posts on this site addressing our approaches to this writing task ( which… Source: Pantsing Toward an

End of Day is upon us!

Hello everyone. Today, I am thrilled to host author Mae Clair and take part in her cover reveal for End of Day, which I have to say is awesome! The cover for Cusp of Night was great too, and the

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Another week is done. I hope those of you who had a three-day weekend last week enjoyed it. It’s been another full and fun-packed week here. We had a large window removed from the lounge wall and got

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Writing a Thoughtful Review

Ciao, SEers. I hope those of you who had a three-day weekend enjoyed the time off work. Did you go boating? Have a picnic? Lounge by the pool? I hope you had the time to read a good book or

Copyright: Yae or Nae

An excellent and informative post and a must-read for all authors … Hello, SEers! Mae here, tossing out a question about copyright. Do you, or don’t you? We all know that from the moment we create an original work, it

My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! I hope you’ve all had a good week. Here in the UK, we had a bank holiday on Monday, and fiancé and I went to Mount Edgecumbe House and Country Park. What a lovely day, and my

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Tortured Soul Release Week… Another Book Is Born

It’s a big—and busy—week for me. Tortured Soul releases tomorrow. I told you before, it’s the end of the series and a bittersweet time for me. But I’m choosing to focu… Source: Tortured Soul Release Week… Another Book Is Born

Out of Order

A few weeks ago, I shared a couple of brainstorming techniques that help me when I reach a dead end while writing. A few other things that help me is to take a walk to refresh my mind or even

My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! I hope you’ve had a good week this week. Once again, I’ve had a fairly eclectic time of it with knitting projects, wedding projects, and writing, as well as making sure I get some reading time

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The Importance of Subscriber List Maintenance

Hi to all the Story Empire readers! P. H. here for this week’s Wednesday post with a bit of marketing news. For those with a newsletter, there were some recent major issues with one of the bi… Source: The Importance

The other path

Craig here today to talk about something most writers don’t discuss. We always write about our ongoing projects, maybe share a new trick we’ve picked up, that sort of thing. Today, I wa… Source: The other path

My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday. Another week done with. We had family stay on the weekend, doing post bereavement house clearance ready for putting the property up for sale to pay for my nearly-mother-in-law’s ongoing care. By Monday morning, it felt

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Cooking, Writing, Scribbling–It’s all good

Hi everyone. Over on Story Empire today, Mae Clair has a fun post about scribbling, cooking, and writing. Well worth a look … Hi, SEers! Mae here to talk about cooking and writing. At first glance these two things may

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Basic Plots: Overcoming the Monster

Hello everyone! Happy Monday. Today, over on Story Empire, Staci Troilo brings us the last in her great seven-part series on the seven basic plots … well worth checking out … Ciao, SEers. Today we’ll be discussing the last of

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! It’s been a productive week here with lots of jobs and lots of writing achieved. Still no hip x-ray, grrr … that’s been a good while waiting now. I will say that as long as I’m

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This Crazy English Language

Hello everyone! Today, over on Story Empire, Joan Hall has an hilarious post on the English language … well worth checking out! 🙂 Hi SE Readers. Thought we would have a little fun today. I’ve often heard English is the

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone. Happy Friday! This week, I started making wedding crutches … I’ll show a tutorial on here at some point. So far, I’ve transformed one grey and scuffed crutch into something beautiful using satin ribbon, strong adhesive double-sided tape,

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Keep the pressure on

Over on Story Empire today, Craig Boyack has an awesome post on plot tension. Please do hop on over to check out the full article … Craig with you today. Sometimes I have topics to spare, and sometimes I struggle

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When a Character Hijacks You

Hello everyone. I hope you’ve all had a good weekend and great start to your week. As you’ll know if you’ve read my Friday Week in Review post, which you can find HERE, I have finally finished my short story

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My Week in Review and Writing Links

Hello everyone! Happy Friday. I’m only pretending to be here today, as I’m away from home until Saturday, lol. Due to my short trip, my cut-off for new blog posts was Wednesday evening rather than Thursday evening this week. I’ll

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