Accolades from @Neelt2001

I am beyond honored to be mentioned on Neel’s post this week as an author he admires. He says: Elsha Hawk: Across various platforms of social media, there are some wonderful pieces of literature that paint a picture of the dark times of life. Admittedly, as fantastically written as those pieces are, they can get a…

Energy well spent?

We all only have a finite amount of energy each day. The way we spend it determines how successful we are.   Massive effort = Massive results, right? Not necessarily. If I want to write a book, I have to use my energy writing.  If I want to learn how to publish, how to market,…

Writing Inspiration

Remember, you are the master of inspiration, not its slave. Do something every day that sparks creativity. I find it interesting that if money were no barrier and people didn’t have to work for money to live, they would pursue creative outlets, hobbies, and even charitable exploits. “I’d start a band.” “I’d paint more.” “I’d…

Critique Circle

I wanted to take a moment to talk up a great website called Critique Circle. It’s where authors submit their works in progress for review and critique. In order to submit you have to critique other works. This site is monitored for trolls, those that don’t play by the rules. I have not had any…

BookMash

My fellow writer and friend known to me as Zerrakhi and on his blog as Flesh-Eating Dragon, invited me to participate in BookMash. I’ll let him explain: Essentially, the idea is to arrange two or more books so that the titles, when read in the order they appear, make sense (or at least coherent nonsense)…