General

Learning: All the advice

Copyright reserved by E.A. Maynard 2020 © Write with wine, edit with coffee. Don’t let a page stay blank. Know your audience. Outline everything and fill in the blanks when you write. And the list of advice can go on and on and on. When I got serious about writing a novel, I went into...

The blank page

Copyright reserved by E.A. Maynard 2020 © There are many reasons to write something. Sometimes you need to write a single word in a text. Other times a few lines in an email will get your point across. It is not always easy to know what to write in an email. You know what you...

The Author’s adventure

Copyright reserved by E.A. Maynard 2020 © A common author’s phrase that I hear writers say is that ” Writers are the biggest readers.”  They say that writers have to read more than most people in order to be a good writer. A problem I have with that thought process is that not everyone has...

All Words are Bad

Copyright reserved by E.A. Maynard 2020 © My life revolves around using words. Before I leave home, I am on the phone talking to my crews or clients, as well as talking with my family during the daily routine of getting my son ready for day care. In the evenings when I’m home, there is a...

Writing a Prequel

Copyright reserved by E.A. Maynard 2020 © Let me start with saying that I write in a style called “Pantsing”. I generally write with an idea in mind and very few notes. I will make notes as I go so I remember who is who and doing what. Unlike others who write with the whole...