#BloggersWanted – The Cedric Series Blog Tour

Hosted and Manged by the amazing Silver Dagger Scriptorium, we are planning a wonderful Blog Tour in honor of The Oracle‘s release. Head over and sign up here: http://silver-dagger-scriptorium.weebly.com/tour-sign-ups/the-cedric-series-tour-sign-up I am looking for help spreading the word of book 3 being out as well as to get some reviews for this latest installment in my high rated…

Can Fiction Still Teach Us Something Memorable?

Authors often draw inspiration from history and mythology, but how much of this stays with their readers? Are we able to learn about our world through fiction? Orlando, FL:  When a book, game or movie is labeled Historical Fiction we assume there is some underlying truth to the setting, characters, or plot. We are experiencing…

FREE eBook copy of CEDRIC & REBIRTH!

Until JULY 31st head over to SMASHWORDS for their #SummerWinterSale and discover some great new reads! COUPON CODE: SW100 Will get you Cedric the Demonic Knight & Rebirth for FREE! COUPON CODE: SSW50 Will get you savings on all the rest of my titles located there! Whether you are a #Kindle user or love your #Nook – they…

Newsletter July 2017

July is here and I am running out of time, how about you? Lots happening this month and even more preparing to unfold for Fall. From events to book releases to workshops, I am juggling what I can. Regardless, thank you for signing up for the newsletter and know that there is more than news about me inside this blast. I want to expose what events are going on that I am and am not part of, share a little writing advice, and share links to some resources. If you want to sign-up so you never miss one of these, head over to my website (www.WillisAuthor.com) to sign-up via email OR follow my Blog for the post!

BookExpo Publishing Shift —

BookExpo was once a group of traditional publishers with a sprinkling of indies. As an expo attendee from 2008–2017, my observation of traditional publishing is stagnant content published with a 1950s business model. A new world of publishing has evolved due to the contagious enthusiasm of indie business models. Indie publishers not only bring new […]…

#AFO2017 Triforce of Fanfiction Panel

First off, myself (Valerie Willis), Racquel Henry, and Laura (L.E.) Perez want to say thank you for the warm welcome and great turnout for our first panel at an Anime Convention here at #AFO2017! We hope we were able to aid fellow writers and fans to jump into their stories and grow to new heights….

PowerPoint from Writing a Novel 101

Once more, I want to thank everyone who came out to attend one, if not all my classes on “Writing a Novel 101” at the Orange County Library in Downtown Orlando. I hope I was able to provide tools, knowledge, and inspiration at some point into each of you. Again, do not hesitate to reach…

Romance, Magic, Mystery…and Chocolate!

Originally posted on kathybryson:
Writers come in all flavors and the ladies of BroadUniverse.org are at least as varied. But one thing that does seem to be universal is a love of chocolate! Cindy Lynn Speer shares how chocolate acted as her inspiration in her novel, The Chocolatier’s Wife, and upcoming sequel!  How much research do…

Book Reviews – Why You Should Write One

I cannot force anyone to write one, or corner readers by giving them a copy IF they promise to write one. It’s not fair, we are all different in how we feel about what we read as well as what they think a review looks like.   Just to be clear, Authors look forward to…