August is Humor Month!

Tim Jackson put it in a nutshell when he wrote, “So let me, first off, provide my wholly unscientific theory of being funny: Some people are funny. Some people are not. Pretty simple, really.” 

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Blog or Website

July is Website/Blog Building Month Let’s start off with a Topic Chat about the difference between a blog and a website. What is the Difference Between a Blog and a Website? The difference, it turns out, may be only in our minds.  To begin our July Theme we will look at Blog/Website Building in Geek…

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That’s Not How I Remember It!

“Dude, like no way. That’s not the way I remember it – at all. You can’t be saying that.” May is Memoir Month at The Writers Chat Room. Come visit on Sunday as we talk about memory. Should you share with family and friends, especially during your first draft? When does a memory become more…

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Celebrity Sunday Welcomes Alistair Cross and Tamara Thorne

Sunday, April 29th Alistair Cross and Tamara Thorne joined forces in 2012 and in collaboration, they have written several novels including The Cliffhouse Haunting, The Ghosts of Ravencrest, and Mother.  They are collaborating actively on several more novels and together, they also host the horror-themed radio show Thorne & Cross: Haunted Nights LIVE! which has featured such guests as Anne…

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Peter Davidson comes to Celebrity Sunday

Welcome Peter Davidson to Celebrity Sunday on April 15th, 2018. Peter Davidson is the author or co-author of twenty-nine books published by McGraw-Hill Book Company, Perigee/Putnam Publishers, Northwestern Publishing Company, Sweet Memories Publishing, Haworth Press, and others. His works include fiction, non-fiction, college textbooks, children’s picture books, and training materials for business and industry. Davidson…

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Prompt Sunday

Sunday is Prompt Day. These are a few prompts to get you started. Please do not feel obligated to complete them all or any of them for that matter. You can just come and hang out. See what others worked on. We are not critiquing, nor are we editing. This is a purely fun event….

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Writing Your Book’s Back-Cover Copy

Writing Your Book’s Back-Cover Copy   So you’ve written your book, you’ve chosen your title and cover design, and you’re breathing a sigh of relief. Now you have to decide what goes on the back cover. New authors sometimes rush this decision, writing the first thing that comes to mind. After all, it’s the back…

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Formatting a Manuscript and Creating a Marketing Plan

This Topic appeared in Wednesday’s Newsletter If you use Word and need to know how to correctly format your Manuscript, this is a great place to visit. How to Format a Manuscript Using Microsoft Word Knowing how to format your manuscript is an important issue. Your editor needs to be able to get in there…

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