Guest Bloggers M-Z

Mangum, Lisa What I Know Now  For the Love of Words   First Comes Like              The Mr. Potato Head Analogy

Mangum, Tracy    Sex and the Screenplay     For the Love of the Screenplay

Martinez, Gama    Perfectly Harmless Lake Flies

McCarter, Amanda    When You’ve Got Support   Failure Is Not An Option

McCarter, Robert J.     My Close Encounter

McCharles, Randy      How do Conventions Choose Their Guests?

McIsaac, Jodi         Marketing on Amazon
Best selling Amazon author.  (Ann)

McLean, Laurie    Literary Agents in the New Publishing Era
Larsen Pomoda Literary Agents (Ann) no random contacts requested

McLeroy, Stephan  Blogs and Your Cash: Thoughts on Starting a Bog and Where Your Money Should Go   Struggling to Define Love

Miller, Jennifer     The Write Illustrator

Millholland, Billie   The Maker Spirit of Steampunk  Steampunk, science fiction (Ann)

Morgan, Kelly Ann    Reevaluating, Reorganizing & Recommiting to Your Goals

Morrey, Josh    When to Walk   That Extra Touch

Morris,Victoria    What I Found in Forrester  Threads in a Tapestry  Hidden in a Dash

Muir, LL     YA Romance – Niche Within a Genre

Munteanu, Nina Overcome Your Deepest Fear  Author: science fiction, fantasy. Ecologist.  Author coach and writing teacher. Non-fiction: The Fiction Writer:Get Published, Write Now!  (Ann)

Nelson, S. James From Crap to Craft   Abandon All (Unreasonable) Hope

Oden, Scott Weaving a Tapestry of Words: the Art of the Ancient Historical

Odell, Terry   Audio Books: The How and Why of it All

Onia, Al    Writing What I Like To Read
prolific science fiction short story writer, published novelist  (Ann)

Orin, James   Grounding Your Story in Reality

Owen, James A.               How Synchronicity Works (For Me)

Owen, Jess Kickstarter – The Indie Author’s New Secret Weapon

Owen, Jesse Typography: A Tale of Two Covers

Paxson, Holly     Libraries & Writers Groups: A Partnership made in Reader Heaven 

Payne, John D   Consistency,  All About Attitude

Peters, Sherry   Conventions: Not Just for Gamers and Coplayers  A Mountain of Goals, Part Two   A Mountain of Goals, Part One

Peterson, Leah Marketing Your Books, or How to Hope You Know What You’re Doing

Peterson, Matt Fearing to Attempt

Pettway, Kevin Six Reasons Not to Turn Your Role-Playing Game into a Novel

Reddy, Shelley  Take Me to Your Weeder

Tim Reynolds.  May 2015.

Riddell, Rob        Just a Moment

Roberts, Jonathan           Here There Be Dragons: Maps in Fiction

Rockwell, Marsheila        Tie-in Fiction

Rothman, Michael           Writing in Our World Instead of Another   Putting Together an Indie Novel: From Concept to Completion, Part I & II

Russell, Anton   Identify Yourself

Russell, KJ    Make Friends, Be Useful, Get Noticed

Ruva, Nick           Being Creative While Working a Full-Time Job

Sanchez, Stone Gundam Wing: Endless Waltz – Beats of Timing Myths and Legends in Anime     The Anime Effect      

Sanderson, Brandon       Brandon Sanderson Dishes on Publishing (Interview)

Sawatzky, Brenda     I May Not Be Annie Oakley

Schneider, Jo Ann  Boxes, Holes, and Plugs, Oh My!

Schemerhorn, Bobbi      It Will Not Always Be Easy

Shelley, Rebecca              Facing the Blank Page

Simon, Joshua   Dos and Don’ts of Working with an Editor

Smith, Dean Wesley    Stop Being In A Hurry

Stallworthy, Bob    What Can a Poet Say to a Fiction Writer About Writing?   poet  (Ann)

Sullivan, Patrick The Potential of Daydreams

Summers, Celina Different Paths to Publishing

Swatzky, Brenda   Inspiration by Imitation   Towanda!    Virtual Virtuoso

Swenson, Patrick The Heart of Fairwood Press SF author pub with Tor; publisher of Fairwood Press; runs Rainforest Writers Retreat; (Ann)

Sykes, Sam   Cultivating Fanatacism Sam Sykes and Japanese Role Playing Games

Terrell, Ramon  Moments That Make Me Love Being An Author

Thompson, Joseph Some of My Best Friends Are Editors

Torgersen, Brad     On Not Quitting

Karen Traviss  (not Superstars) – April 2015 – Karen has asked to keep her email confidential but she is my (Mary Pletsch’s) contact

Trenholm, Hayden Science Fiction: Our Conversation with the Future
Published SF writer; owner of Bundoran Press (SF)  (Ann)

Van Pelt, James  Pluck, Pity Parties and Prose – What I Like Best and What Doesn’t Work Prolific short story writer, award winner, teacher, workshop leader; SF, Fantasy, Fiction (Ann)

Villalba, Mary     The Monster Looms

Wacks, Peter     Own Your Choices

Wells, Dan           What is Horror? Really? Why Revising is a good thing.

Wharton, James   The Tricky Art of Goal Setting

Wilde, Heidi        The Solitary Life of a Writer

Yardley, Mercedes M.   Love and Murder: A Valentine’s Day Tale   Your First Hate Mail: How Life Can Change After Working for a Magazine

Zelevansky, Nora             NaNo NaNo