Our Blogs – Our Write Side

As a community created by writers for writers, one of the most important things we can do is continue to showcase writing. In this section you will find blogs, stories, and more, all worth reading. We hope you’ll enjoy everything you find here, and we encourage you to like, comment, and offer critique whenever necessary.


A. L. Mabry’s personal blog. She shares parenting, fiction, memoir, and more in her own sassy flair.

A special needs blog started by A.L. Mabry to share and address the struggles of parenting a child with neurological disorders.

Raising Voices is our youth blog. Listen to the words, visualize the art, hear them lift their voices in all the creative ways they can.

Eric Keizer is our resident professor. He shares tales from the classroom, life, and memories of growing up in Chicago with his entertaining Teacher Tales.

Originally called My Write Side, Stephanie Ayers continues her blog under this new title still containing the fiction, life stories, and everything you came to love since the first time you stopped in.

Every Wednesday, Stephanie runs a writing advice column. Answering those pertinent writing questions every week or offering writing advice from guest authors, you’ll find everything you need to survive from the first draft to your last.

Nancy Miller is a self-published author working on her second book. She learned a lot from her experience not only in writing, but in the editing, publishing, and marketing of her books. She shares her journey with you in Nancy’s Notes every Monday.

This is a must-read blog for every emerging and beginning writer.

J. K. Allen joins us on Tuesdays, sharing her writing experience with you in her playfully titled blog.

This is a fabulous resource for writers of all stages.

Our Managing Editor, Wendy Strain, is also our resident ghostwriter. Learn how to do your own successful ghostwriting on her weekly Letters to Casper column.

EC Jarvis is a self-published author who writes Steampunk and erotic fantasy. She contributes on a monthly basis with tricks and tips she’s learned along the way.

David Wiley writes fantasy, hosts book reviews, and sends out a weekly newsletter. He also shares his words with us once a month on The Scholarly Scribe.

Lilian Oake is a published author from Crimson Edge Press. Also known as The Goblin Queen, you can find her personal wisdom here on the 4th Monday of each month.

Interested in writing for Our Write Side? Have an idea you’d like to present, writing advice, or just want to have your words featured on our site? Visit our submissions guidelines page and send your sample to submissions@ourwriteside.com