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When did you first realize you wanted to be a writer? Kreiselman: I first considered becoming a writer at 13 or 14 years old, somewhere around there. But, I never really gave it a serious thought until I was around 21 or 22.
This author interview features writing advice from Betty Jackson. For 40 years, Betty Jackson taught language arts to middle and high school students. She began seriously writing after her retirement in 2012. Since then, Betty has authored 24 books. If you'd like to learn more about the author, visit her website.
There's an old cliché in the creative writing field that says, "write about what you know"—because a well-informed author can develop their world with greater ease and explanation. However, research becomes an essential component of the creative writing process when the material you are writing enters into unknown territory. Research may seem like a daunting task at first, but here are a couple of questions to help you get started.
This author interview features retired police captain and author Marshall Frank. Since retirement, Marshall has authored multiple fiction and non-fiction books. To learn more about Marshall Frank or purchase his books visit his website.
The world's next great novel could be sitting on a lonesome shelf collecting dust, or on the shelves of bookstores everywhere—the difference is made in publishing.
A good book is filled with great writing—a great book is filled with exceptional editing. While the writing process is often the most enjoyable aspect of creating a story, editing is where the work really comes to fruition.