#WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Strength”

Hey, EVERYBODY! It's that time again! Time to join in the "Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge," co-sponsored with Ronovan Hester of Ronovan Writes, right here on silverthreading.com and myself, Silver Threading! Please use #WQWWC on your post so when we share to Twitter we can retweet you and spread the inspiration. Welcome!  This is an open invitation … Continue reading #WQWWC – Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge – “Strength”

FREE Book! 2016 Guide to Manuscript Publishers

AUTHORS PUBLISH MAGAZINE is announcing the release of the 2016 Guide to Manuscript Publishers. The book is now available to you, completely free for a limited time. The book includes detailed reviews of 104 publishers that accept submissions directly from writers. If you want to get published, this book is for you. Get Your Copy … Continue reading FREE Book! 2016 Guide to Manuscript Publishers

Affect vs. Effect | Grammarly Blog

Take the quiz and let us know how well you did! Do YOU know the difference between affect and effect? ❤ Affect and effect are easy to mix up. Here’s the short version of how to use the right word: Affect is usually a verb,… Source: Affect vs. Effect | Grammarly Blog

The Courtesan’s Avenger (Desertera #2) Cover Reveal

Check out Kate’s new book and the amazing cover reveal! ❤

Kate M. Colby

Hello, everyone! Today, I’m pleased to present the cover and book description for The Courtesan’s Avenger (Desertera #2).

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A courtesan on a mission. A brothel ravished by greed. A murder to avenge.

Dellwyn Rutt loves her life as a courtesan. For years, she has enjoyed the simple pleasures and lavish gifts of her trade. Now she wants more: the title of madam.

But Madam Huxley, the brothel’s current proprietor, refuses to name a successor—a problem that is amplified by the legalization of adultery. As the new law sends lusty clients flocking to the brothel, Madam Huxley’s greed grows unchecked at the workers’ expense. Only one outsider seems to care: a self-proclaimed prophet who won’t rest until the unholy institution is abolished.

After weeks of abuse, Dellwyn desperately seeks a way to subdue Madam Huxley’s tyranny. But when another courtesan is murdered, Dellwyn must set her struggles aside and solve the…

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3 Fiction Writing Exercises | Writing Forward

One way you become a better writer is to practice. My #WQWWC -Writers Quote Wednesday Writing Challenge is all about that. This article will help you establish the three critical components of a story: character, plot, and theme. Give it a try tomorrow and see how it works for you. ❤ "These fiction writing exercises … Continue reading 3 Fiction Writing Exercises | Writing Forward

The Dark Moment – Why Taking Your Protagonist To Her Lowest Makes for Great Reading – Author Zoo

D for Dark Moment – Romance Writing from A to Z No matter if you're a plotter, a pantser or a whatever-the-hell-I-want-to-write-liker, there's one moment in your protagonist's journey that resonates with your readers most… Source: The Dark Moment – Why Taking Your Protagonist To Her Lowest Makes for Great Reading - Author Zoo

» Clarkesworld Magazine: Accepting Science Fiction and Fantasy

Clarkesworld Magazine is a Hugo and World Fantasy Award-winning science fiction and fantasy magazine that publishes short stories, interviews, articles and audio fiction on a monthly basis. The editors have put together a long list of hard sells – story topics that they generally do not want to see, although you might be able to … Continue reading » Clarkesworld Magazine: Accepting Science Fiction and Fantasy

» The Totally Entwined Group: Now Seeking Book Manuscripts

The Totally Entwined Group is an eBook and print publisher that was successful in its own right, before being purchased by the Bonnier Publishing group. There have been some shifts in focus since Bonnier purchased it in 2015, but the group still has a good reputation and its focus is still on its two flagship … Continue reading » The Totally Entwined Group: Now Seeking Book Manuscripts