Many authors dream of turning their passion for writing into a full-time job. But to make a successful transition, a fiction writer needs to carefully lay the groundwork for this real-life plot twist.Read More
A good sex scene can be magnetic, but how do you write one? Lisa Barr shows how it can provide a deeper experience–a close, meaningful connection for characters and readers on the most intimate level of all.Read More
You have a great idea for a military thriller. But before you put pen to paper, here’s what you need to know.Read More
Here at Career Authors, we’re thrilled to announce that Brian Andrews is joining us.
Brian is a US Navy veteran, nuclear engineer, former submarine officer, and a great writer whose work runs the gamut from soldiers and spies to SFF. He co-authors the TIER ONE thriller series with fellow vet Jeffrey Wilson—and writes stand-alone science fiction and blended genre techno. We sat down with Brian and took turns asking him questions about writing and the writing life. Here’s what he had to say.
Writing your second novel can be surprisingly tough slog of rewriting and reimagining and rewriting again. Here are the lessons I learned writing my Book #2, lessons I hope will facilitate the writing of Book #3.Read More
When reporter RG Belsky gets to make stuff up as a mystery writer, he finds similarities between fiction writing and journalism — starting with these 6 lessons.Read More
To construct an unforgettably unsettling plot for your psychological suspense novel, follow Emily Carpenter’s tips for getting your book to inflict just the right amount of mental torment on readers.Read More