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My Life with the COVID-19 Lockdown…so far


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group (#IWSG)  Our April 1 question – The IWSG’s focus is on our writers. Each month, from all over the globe, we are a united group sharing our insecurities, our troubles, and our pain. So, in … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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It’s Read an eBook Week – March 1-7: What are you reading?


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group (#IWSG) Rather than answer the March 4 question posed by the group, I’ve chosen to write about this week’s national recognition on eReading. It’s Read an eBook Week – March 1-7: What are you reading? … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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A Valentine for You – With Love


Movies + Romance = The Key to My Heart I’m a romantic in so many ways, it would take another blog to explain all of my many connections to Venus, the moon, nature, and more. As a romantic, I adore … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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It All Began With a Book Report


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group  January 8 question – What started you on your writing journey? Was it a particular book, movie, story, or series? Was it a teacher/coach/spouse/friend/parent? Did you just “know” suddenly you wanted to write?  It All … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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The One Trait Every Writer Needs


The One Trait Every Writer Needs Originally posted on June 25, 2014 on my Only for the Brave blog, I offer this advice again. It’s advice that never gets old. This trait is the one trait that finally saw me getting my … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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The Joy of Writing & Knowing When It’s Time to Quit


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group December 4 question – Let’s play a game. Imagine. Role-play. How would you describe your future writer self, your life and what it looks and feels like if you were living the dream? Or if … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Runes – An Ancient Oracle Tool: It’s All Been Rune’d


Once again, Keri Kruspe has written a fantastic post for my blog. I was over the moon reading this post because it spoke to me. Many times I’ve tried to use runes and Keri, through this post, has shown me … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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How to Redeem Unredeemed Gifts on Amazon


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group For November 6, 2019 Rather than answering the question posed to the group this month, which was What’s the strangest thing you’ve ever googled in researching a story?, for which I had no good answer, … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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11 Reasons Why I Continue to Write


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group  Posting for the first Wednesday of the Month, October 2, 2019 Because I’m in the final editing stages of my upcoming book, Love’s New Beginnings, which I plan on publishing in October, I thought I’d … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Guest blogger – Keri Kruspe, Part II


As a follow up to Keri’s August 21, 2019 post as a guest blogger, where she talked about the things she wished she’d known before publishing her first book, in today’s post, she talks about the things she did right. … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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In a writing galaxy far, far away…


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group  September 4 question – If you could pick one place in the world to sit and write your next story, where would it be and why?  In a writing galaxy far, far away… There are … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Failures – Part IV: 7 Lessons of Failure as a Writer


This blog was originally published April 4, 2018, on my Only for the Brave blog, which has been eliminated as I decided to merge the two blogs. Because failure is an important part of success for writers and everyone else, I … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Should’a…Could’a…Would’a…


Today, I have a guest blogger. Keri Kruspe, fellow writer and friend, writes this blog and shares with you her experiences as a first-time author and what she wished she had known beforehand. I wish I had known, too. SHOULD’A…COULD’A…WOULD’A…  … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Failures – Part III


To continue my “Failures” series, this post was originally published on my Only for the Brave blog on January 9, 2018.  And now, I’ve added more thoughts. Failure According to Sue Grafton As I considered my next blog in this series, I … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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The Surprising Secret of Developing Characters


"It's character pain that engages readers, that makes them turn the pages. The suffering, the action, the pain." Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Failures – Part II

This blog was originally published December 27, 2017, on my Only for the Brave blog, which is being eliminated as I decided to merge the two blogs. Because failure is an important part of succeeding for writers, I felt it was … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Failures – Part I

This blog was originally published November 27, 2017, on my Only for the Brave blog, which is being eliminated as I decided to merge the two blogs. Because failure is an important part of succeeding for writers, I felt it was … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Personal Traits and Deepening Characters


The Insecure Writer’s Support Group July question: What personal traits have you written into your character(s)? Personal Traits & Deepening Characters Currently writing a romance series of seven novellas, I’m starting the first draft of the fourth novella, Buried Hearts. … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Making a Difference


Have you ever uttered, “Why bother? It won’t make a difference,” or something like that? Yeah, I have. Lots of times. When I started writing and putting my work out in the public forum, I figured few would read my … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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Down the Rabbit Hole a.k.a. Life’s Little Hiccups & Big Booms


I’m behind in my writing. Again. I wish I could say that I don’t know how it happens, but I do. While I accuse Life of sticking out its foot and tripping me so that I’ll look funny with arms … Continue reading →Original linkOriginal author: Diana Stout
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