The Emerald Musings “5 Things I Wish I Had Known” Series Begins in April

Greetings, Everyone! Since I’ve managed to get some wonderful guest post contributions over the years, I decided to go to the well again and see what I could get.  And you ladies and gentlemen certainly didn’t disappoint!  So, starting in April, we’re featuring a new guest post on every Friday … Continue reading

What I do When I Lose the Will to Write

By Susan Vittitow Mark I’ve written for a living long enough, that I can usually manage the must-do, on-deadline stuff. Some people dig ditches, I tell myself. I push letters on a keyboard. Where I struggle is with personal, creative work. Sometimes I simply lose the will to write. Winter’s … Continue reading

How to Deal with a Terrible Case of the Writing Blahs!

By Andrea Hintz (Author of The Tesoro Series and Perception and Deception) There comes a time in every writer’s career when they face the most disorienting and frustrating time that they could possibly imagine. You have heard the phrase before: writer’s block. This could be because you are becoming bored … Continue reading

When Writing Becomes a Bore…

If you’re a writer or an artist, I can almost promise you that you’ve felt the need to throw your keyboard or pad and pencil far away.  Creating anything can be at times gloriously frustrating.  For those of us who write for a living,  it can quickly turn into a … Continue reading

Welcome to 2017!

Hello Everyone, I know, it’s been a while since I posted to my blog Emerald Musings, and for that, I apologize.  The only excuse I have is that life over the months of November and December have gotten a bit more hectic between work and family, and since I am … Continue reading

Author Interview Blitz: Adriana K. Weinert

Today we’re welcoming Adriana K. Weinert to the Emerald Musings blog as we wind down our Author Interview Blitz!  Adriana is an upcoming author after my own heart, having a Ph.D. in molecular biology, and a drive to write speculative fiction.  You can find her blog at Catching Words. Question … Continue reading

Author Interview Blitz: Dee Willson

The Emerald Musings Author Interview Blitz continues into September with a conversation with the fan favorite Dee Willson, author of A Keeper’s Truth.  We’ve taken a look at her book previously on Emerald Musings, and it’s a great pleasure to welcome her to our interview room!  So without further ado… … Continue reading

Author Interview Blitz: Alastair Luft

Today we’re continuing our Author Interview Blitz on Emerald Musings with a conversation with Alastair Luft– author of  The Battle Within.  Please enjoy! Question # 1:  Let’s start with a fun question– Why do you write? First and foremost, I write because I have something to say. I went for … Continue reading