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Life of an Author

March 16, 2019

Importance of Successful Writing Habits

Have two or more projects on the go: Speaking of writer’s block, having more than one project on the go is never a bad idea.
March 19, 2019
Find YOUR Audience

Who is Your Books Audience: The Answer IS the Key to Your Success

How you ever just sat down and thought about your potential audience for that book you are about to write or have just written? Well, I […]
March 28, 2019

How To Create A Writing Schedule That Works

I’ve been working on it for a long time now, and this year I’ve borrowed ideas from the world’s most productive (and successful) authors. This is the closest I’ve ever come to a “bullet-proof” writing plan—it’s both realistic and ambitious.
March 29, 2019

Flash Fiction & Why You Should Be Writing It–Plus Free Contests List

Flash forward to flash fiction, a form of fiction writing which is increasing in popularity day by day. Flash Fiction goes by several names including: Micro Fiction, Sudden Fiction, Fast Fiction and Short-short stories.
March 29, 2019
Sell More Books

10 Questions To Ask Yourself If You Want To Sell More Books

“Help, my book isn't selling. What can I do?”
April 2, 2019

How to Self Publish Your First Book

How to self publish. The ins and outs of this simple yet mysterious subject.     Follow along on , , , or to never miss […]
 
April 17, 2019

A Long Strange TRIP…

                  Dear webaverse,               I recently missed the past two days of posting on here due to some strange […]
December 1, 2019
NaNoWriMo

Last Day Of NaNoWriMo!!!

  Holy F#&$! Crap! What a month. Congratulations to all of you amazing writers! You did it. With life, kids, significant others, jobs, and the occasional […]
May 8, 2019
Grow as a Writer

How To Grow As A Writer

Most people can write, but how many can write well. The same goes for verbal storytelling, some people can tell a story to put you to […]
August 2, 2019

How To Write A Book Blurb.

I talked earlier about how to craft a great first page; you can read that here (GedwardSmithBlog.com). Now let’s talk about writing that all-important book blurb. […]
November 1, 2019

Thank you to the VA

It seems like a lifetime ago. 2013: I tried to kill myself, threatened to kill my parents, got involuntarily admitted to 5East (VA Psych ward), and […]
March 16, 2019

Importance of Successful Writing Habits

Have two or more projects on the go: Speaking of writer’s block, having more than one project on the go is never a bad idea.
May 22, 2019
Orson Welles

Orson Welles 1938 Radio Broadcast Of ‘War Of The Worlds.’

Orson Welles gave the most significant scare of a radio broadcast in US history. Orson Welles reimagining of HG Wells ‘War Of The Worlds’ for a […]
February 18, 2020

Possible Novel Cover

Possible cover for my upcoming novel. What are your thoughts? It’s a suspense/thriller. I can’t decide, I have no idea what readers look for in a […]
March 3, 2020
Ashley Greathouse

Why I Write Horror – Ashley Greathouse

Hi! My name is Ashley Greathouse and sadness scares the shit out of me. Seriously, I can’t stomach it. The cold sweats, the freezing feeling of […]