By and For Inland NW Writers
Asleep in the Nightmare Room will be published by Blysster Press this year. We're going to do an eBook roll out for Crypticon in early May with a print edition to follow later. Asleep in the Nightmare Room features short stories; poetry; a long Stephen King essay; and collected for the first time, "The Show Begins at 10:31," a series of horror movie columns. I hope you are ready because these are not pleasant dreams.
Added by T.J. Tranchell on March 21, 2017 at 3:34pm — No Comments
The print edition of CRY DOWN DARK has been available for a couple weeks and now I am happy to say an eBook edition is available for the Kindle.
Added by T.J. Tranchell on April 27, 2016 at 9:16am — No Comments
Greetings, fellow writers and readers.
I am happy to announce that my debut novel CRY DOWN DARK is now available from Blysster Press.
Peter Toombs never stopped loving Diana Ward. Not after they broke up; not after she married someone else; not after she died. Peter never got over how he failed Diana when she needed him most when they were in college. Even as he became a successful TV writer, his failure haunted him more than the monsters he created to…Continue
My second novel for YA launched today. It is Nasty Leftovers. I read a selection of it at Auntie's on March 5. Already have a 5-star review.
Added by Guy L. Pace on March 15, 2016 at 2:30pm — No Comments
Today was the launch day for my new middle-grade, early teen Christian SF&F, Action-Adventure.
Added by Guy L. Pace on August 18, 2015 at 11:15pm — No Comments
Please check out my new blog post about The goal of a writer is grabbing the reader’s interest.http://www.tabratcher.com/blog/
Please feel free to leave comments or questions.
My next blog post will be about Villains :)
The Road Chosen E-Book only 99 cents
Added by Tina Bratcher on January 1, 2015 at 1:25pm — No Comments
Tuesday 5/20 at 7:00 p.m., we'll be enjoying the presentation of this wonderful break-out author. Jenny knows her way around a thriller, having given us Cover of Snow last year and now returns with Ruin Falls. When a mother with an uncomfortable marriage discovers her two children are missing while on a road trip, she immediately goes into overdrive. She won't let anything stop her from locating her son and daughter, and finding out who's behind their disappearance. Is it her own…Continue
Added by INWGTeam on May 19, 2014 at 3:46pm — No Comments
Good news! We have not 1, not 2, but 6!!! authors who have agreed to participate in our panel on e-book publishing on March 19th... watch our Forum Notices for details to come!!!
Added by INWGTeam on February 23, 2014 at 11:29am — No Comments
Today I had planned a day of going to a horse event with my kids. Instead we set out to go look at possible horse for Lilly to replace our beloved Zip. Before we got there we decided that this was not the horse for her and we visited my new place of work instead; then went to McDonalds for lunch. It was a fun but not so successful day. On the way home we stopped at Hobby Lobby to buy beads for Elizabeth to make necklaces with. I really enjoyed this day with my kids.
When I got home…
Today I went to my second ever writing meeting at Auntie’s Book Store. I felt like I have always belonged to this group simply because of the connections and friendships I have made this last month. Tonight was amazing; there were so many new people with new ideas, projects, and connections to share. I truly enjoyed every minute of this meeting and look forward to many more.
I read the introduction to my new novel and was surprised at the reaction. The comments and critiques were…Continue
Congrats on your writing sale, Kathy! You go, girl!!!
OK I am seeking all opinions ~
In writing historical fiction is it ok to go with a myth of a story even if it doesn't match up with the historical facts? I am stuck in my research and just want to start the story. The problem is that this story I have heard does not line up with the facts I have heard.
I know that my several great grand mother was full blood cherokee. The story is that she was adopted off of the trail of tears. Problem: Dorcus Tabitha "Morning Star"…Continue
Well I went to my first INWG meeting here in Spokane. It was not all I thought it would be. They were trying something different but it was not my speed. I have never been fond of impromptu writing. Sometimes, however, impromptu writing can be inspirational. I have created some of my most powerful pieces from a prompt, but I am not so good with time limits. I would suggest one writing prompt per meeting with the whole meeting to work on the piece then share, but that would surely take…Continue
I have recently renewed an interest in doing freelance writing work. I have scoured the internet over the years looking for way to do this and have discovered several sights that connect writers with potential jobs. With my skills as a writer, illustrator, photographer, and creator of spectacular ads and flyers; I should have no problem finding assignments to sustain me. The only problem I have found is that there are so many sites that promise to connect writers with jobs but they are…Continue
I just wrote this for a writing prompt on wdc, anyone who want to give comments, or review would be welcome.
When Lilly was four years old she learned to ride a horse. She loved every minute that she was able to sit high in the saddle and feel the wind in her hair. She loved the smell of a horse and spent every minute she could in the barnyard with the horses.
When she was six she got her first Pony. He was a small little pony that was just her…Continue
Looking back at the last year I realize that I have accomplished a lot. However, it seems that my year was full of road blocks and dead ends. My job kept me so busy and exhausted that I didn't have time to think, let alone focus on my writing. In December I switched jobs which has had an amazing effect on my writing and I am steadily moving forward. I have more time to think, create, and plan. I just hope that this move was wise. I have been planning to attend the INWG meeting at…Continue
Just a test to see if anyone is listening... I will ask at our meeting if anyone saw this message. The test will be if you know the secret word (happy!) and, if so, I will give you a free ARC from a small supply we have of upcoming books.
Added by INWGTeam on September 15, 2013 at 12:00pm — No Comments
Is it just me, or is there a lot of tired going around? Just trying to figure out if it's the heat or something else. I mention being tired to anyone and they seem to feel they are too, so what gives?
so, i'm back from a mini-vacation away from my super hot office, wish i had air-conditioning, oh well. i had to give my poor little brain a rest. i sit here sweating my butt off trying to get caught up on all the little stuff that goes into planning a story, or in my case, a chapter. i sent 4 chapters to my tiny writing group and I've started on chapter 5. i was going to wait til i got some kind of feedback from them, but i realized that i would never finish my story. so i hope that…Continue
Added by Jonathan Allen on July 23, 2013 at 4:01pm — No Comments