Tag: Lilian Oake

Using Other Media For Inspiration

“I want to write, I just don’t know what  to write.” “I have nothing new to say.” “I’m bored with my own writing.” We’ve all been there before. Feeling the itch to write, but drawing a blank when sitting before the computer screen or notepad. Our minds, lacking the oomph to create. It’s frustrating, and…
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April 26, 2017 3

Editing YA and Adult Fiction – What’s the Difference?

With a million articles out there about “How to Edit,” some ask what’s the difference between editing YA and adult? Surprise! There isn’t all that much. Not these days, anyway. Teens aren’t stupid, you know, and they have pretty good BS detectors in their ever-growing minds. Writers and editors need to be privy to that, or they’re going…
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March 22, 2017 0

The Business of Writing Fantasy

I went into writing with the mentality of, “this is going to be a fun way to spend my free time.” Then, when I started having kids, it eventually turned into, “this is going to be my way of keeping my sanity.” Now, with my kids growing and a new desire to be at home with…
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February 22, 2017 0
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