3 Types of Villains You Can’t Get Out of Your Head

Blogger confession: I don’t like villains. I don’t get villains. I lost interest in the Walking Dead when Neagan was introduced. I find myself squelching yawns when the next Apocalypse-inducing bad guy threatens the Marvel universe. I watch Disney Princess movies with my daughters and wonder why those evil step-mothers even want the responsibility that comes with the power they crave. It’s not that I like […]

Interview with ‘The Widow’s Captive’ author, Lucy Nel

  What are some of your favorite books and/or authors? Redeeming Love by Francine Rivers. And everything Tamera Alexander and Karen Witemeyer writes. Do you ever read outside of your genre? I do, but not as often as I’d like to. I am a romantic at heart, so I prefer a story with a strong romantic theme. […]

Dear Young and Aspiring Author

Ever wished you could go back in time and share something with the younger you? This month we decided to share some wisdom we’ve gained since writing that first chapter, things we’ve learned since our ‘decision’ to become writers. Read Robin’s inspiring blog here if you’ve missed it. I scribbled my first ever story in […]

Advice to a Newbie Writer

This month the writers at Quills and Inkblotts are thinking back to their early days of writing, and sharing advice they would give themselves if they could. I have to go back nearly five years, to Fall of 2011. That’s when my husband listened to me falter, and shrug, and attempt to explain this writing […]