Gone are the days when a merchant puts a board in a window of a shop along some street in town among local markets. Advertising has grown to be an electric light driven pixel package, virtual and intangible. The window is in the hands of everyone with a login ID. Writers are encouraged to blog … Continue reading Spontaneity: Friend or Foe?
The theme of the summer seemed to be 'driving' as we rolled along the Pacific Northwest highways in slow progression halfway across the country. I have always loved a good road trip, but using both hands to keep a car on the road is somewhat prohibitive to the writing process. The summer was amazing - … Continue reading Driving Progress
Introducing the Literary Clay online creative writing workshop! Early registration is $15. After May 1st, the price will be $20. At either price you will receive valuable coaching and practical guidance with various assignments, writing prompts, and training sessions. I hope to 'see' you there! (Register on the Events tab)
Here is a link for the review of a section of Mariah's Invisible Sword. I would love some stars! https://www.createspace.com/Preview/1242895 Cheers, Shai
There are many aspects of family that make my heart warm. For instance, sometimes we all break into song, each finding a harmony. We do the same thing with rhythm. Other times we do silly games, and it is one such silly game that sparked my writing today. It is called, "Oh I hate that!" … Continue reading Family Fun
I don't usually suffer from a common writing condition known as 'writer's block', however, when it comes to blogging I freeze for some reason. Perhaps I am unique in this. I sit staring at a blank blog page as if someone has infused my thoughts with some sort of instant glue. As I consider this … Continue reading Writer’s Block
'Tis a good day to embark on a new journey! Well, almost. Today I ordered the mark up copies to my first print book, Mariah's Invisible Sword. Finally, the thing will go to print! I should have a few proofs in my hands by the first of next week, then I'll give them to a … Continue reading ‘Tis a Good Day
This is quickly becoming the icon of Adair Books, a new kid on the block as far as published authors go.