David Michael Williams2019-10-03T13:41:41-05:00June 5, 2018|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: bad writing, characters, creative process, early writing, Pajamazon Amazon, tough decisions|
Writers never kill their darlings. We just lock them away…in a dungeon…indefinitely…
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T18:20:09-05:00September 22, 2015|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: Changelings, current project, early writing, fiction, getting published, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, self-publishing, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions, writing schedule|
My favorite questions tend to start with “what if.” Lately, however, this writer has been asking himself, “What now?”
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T17:50:05-05:00March 20, 2015|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: blog, current project, early writing, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, writing|
Yesterday morning, WordPress congratulated me on my blog’s third anniversary. There was even a fancy little trophy icon by the announcement.
David Michael Williams2019-10-08T15:03:49-05:00February 12, 2014|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: current project, endings, getting published, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, self-publishing, trademark|
An unfortunate truth about experiments: they often end in failure.
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T15:49:48-05:00January 22, 2014|Categories: News|Tags: current project, Pajamazon Amazon, writing schedule|
As much as we all would like to believe that something magical happens when the calendar resets, our behavior—and personalities—seldom change with the flip of a switch.
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T15:46:23-05:00December 11, 2013|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: getting published, mind games, Pajamazon Amazon, self-publishing, writers, writing schedule, writing tips|
In this third installment of a series exploring the anatomy of a well-adjusted writer, the focus falls on another overlooked—and arguably undervalued—trait...
David Michael Williams2019-10-02T15:31:05-05:00November 21, 2013|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: book cover, children's book, current project, fiction, illustrations, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, research, self-publishing|
Here’s the good news: self-publishing puts authors in control of nearly every aspect of the publishing process. That’s also the bad news.
David Michael Williams2019-09-30T19:24:02-05:00June 5, 2013|Categories: News|Tags: brands, mind games, my novels, names, Pajamazon Amazon, pen names, research, self-marketing, The Soul Sleep Cycle, tough decisions, writers|
When one first decides to become a novelist, many important questions come to mind: What kind of stories should I write? Should I use my real name or invent something better? Can I pull off the pipe and beard look?
David Michael Williams2019-09-30T18:59:39-05:00March 4, 2013|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: current project, early writing, fiction, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, writers, writing, writing collaboration, writing styles, writing tips|
Whenever I imagine my future novels sitting on a bookshelf, I see my full name on the spine. Mine and mine alone.
David Michael Williams2019-09-30T14:51:25-05:00March 20, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: blog, current project, Magics Daughter, my novels, Pajamazon Amazon, research, self-marketing, The Renegade Chronicles, The Soul Sleep Cycle, writing schedule|
At a recent guest lecture on self-publishing, a fellow attendee asked the featured speaker if she had any advice for someone who is working full time and doesn’t have four to six hours a day to devote to writing.