Author Interviews

Chris Bent Author Interview Part 6 | Former Navy SEAL Author | Former Navy SEAL Stories | Motivation

Transcript: Interviewer: Okay, anything you’d like to say about working with the SEALS guys? I guess I’d say your manhood is defined by wh...

Kerri Farrell Foley

When did you begin indie publishing? I’ve been writing and publishing online since 2009. I started my work as a literary magazine editor at Crac...

Gemma Ramji

How did you make the choice to go indie? I didn’t want anyone to change my words, or my style, to appeal to a certain market. Such an idea is the drea...

Chris Bent Author Interview Part 7 | Former Navy SEAL Author | Former Navy SEAL Stories | Values

Transcript: Interviewer: Is there anything about the people in Naples? About getting them on board to do the things you’d really like for them t...

Aditi Chopra

When did you begin indie publishing? I started publishing fiction books in 2013. How did you make the choice to go indie? I had been publishing non-fi...

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Creative writing prompts are useful when you might experience a dearth of ideas and inspirations, or experience ‘writer’s block’, which can directly affect your productivity. The truth is, just like everything else, there is a solution for this problem. Just like a painter needs his muse, a writer needs his or her ideas and they can be generated with certain prompts. These cues can be in the form of concepts, words, phrases, an image, or anything that makes you suddenly blaze up with ideas. Belo...

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Word of the Day

vilify

Word Formverb
DefinitionTo make vicious and defamatory statements about.
Synonymsrevile, vituperate, rail
UsageThe Nazi propaganda vilified the Jews.