Patience Pennington, Guest Contributor When we write, the primary goal is to create emotion. But, why? Why is it so important to create these emotions? Further, how do we make those emotions believable without revealing parts of our own personal story, and risking the exposure of things deep inside our hearts?
Daniel Schwabauer AMG’s release of Runt the Hunted, book two in my Legends of Tira-Nor series, is slated to be released in about a month. I often talk about how writing a book always changes the writer, even if it doesn't change the reader. Writing Runt the Hunted was a little like that. It changed me.
Tineke Bryson, Staff Writer Deep down, I am haunted by my creative abilities. Haunted by the question, “Could I do more, if I were only brave enough to take bigger creative risks?”
Jared Schmitz, Guest Contributor Let’s assume you’ve decided to become a writer. Your choice is made; a lifetime of struggle and fulfillment within your own imagination awaits you. But no matter how excited you might be about this, you’ll surely find yourself asking—and it won’t be long, either—the questions at the heart of the matter: What is writing good for? Why should I write? What good am I, and who am I to be writing stories?