Wednesdays are for Writers: interview draws worldwide attention

As we celebrate freedom on July 1st (Canada Day) and July 4th (American Independence Day), we acknowledge the work of author Aleksandar Veljic, who was recently interviewed by Kathy Reinhart. Last week’s interview with author Aleksandar Veljic has drawn unprecedented worldwide attention.  The most-viewed interview Kathy Reinhart ever published … [Read more...]

Wednesday is for Writers: Nicole Collet on using clichés in writing

I have always loved to read and write, and people said I wrote very well. For me, writing well meant knowing all the right expressions and word combinations: this usually goes with that, and so and so and so. Armed to the teeth, with bated breath, close but no cigar, dressed to kill, fall on deaf ears, speak louder than, from the bottom of the … [Read more...]

Wednesday is for Writers: Christian Lee on keeping your momentum

Remember the first time you were able to drive on your own without your nagging parent telling you to turn with a half-second to spare? That was super exciting, right? Do you honestly get that excited about the prospect of driving to work now? Probably not. I think that the same thing can happen with books –we get really excited when we get the … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Launching an Indiegogo Campaign

Let me begin by saying that my publisher, Something or Other Publishing (SOOP), is just fantastic! They have gone beyond the call of duty to make my dream of publishing my first book (The Time Manipulator’s Son) a reality. The book will be released soon. Like other writers from Trinidad and other parts of the Caribbean, getting local and … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Finding a Publisher from a Small Island

Finishing my manuscript was a great accomplishment for me. Next, all I needed to do was find a publisher. I was sure that someone out there would like my work, but this proved to be much more difficult than I thought! I began diligently searching the Internet for publishers in the United Kingdom and United States. As I read the submission … [Read more...]

Writers on Wednesday: Rohini Singh: Why I Started Writing

Coming from the twin islands of Trinidad and Tobago, I grew up reading  traditional books written by the Grimm Brothers, Mark Twain, Enid Blyton, Robert Louis Stevenson, and many others. They were all exciting and introduced worlds that crossed the boundaries of reality. This type of writing was most intriguing to me, and I started creating my own … [Read more...]

Wednesdays are for Writers

We have an exciting proposition for you! Wednesdays are for Writers is the name of SOOP's brand new initiative we're launching to help you - the aspiring author. Do you need help with your author platform? Are you looking for a place to post content outside your own website? Look no further, we're here to help. As part of our author-driven … [Read more...]

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