Home/Tag: writing

writing Archives | David Michael Williams

9 06, 2020

Make sure your main characters cast a shadow

2020-07-13T21:18:37+00:00June 9, 2020|Categories: Work in Progress, Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

For reasons beyond my understanding, my brain likes inventing personas—everything from wacky facades to keep small children entertained to personalities projected onto passersby. Everyone has a story, after all.

3 08, 2018

Cover reveal: If Sin Dwells Deep

2019-10-03T13:49:53+00:00August 3, 2018|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

By auspicious happenstance, my 100th blog post coincides with another milestone: the completion of my next book’s cover. Behold!

12 10, 2017

How long does it take to write a book?

2019-10-02T19:39:08+00:00October 12, 2017|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , , |

Answer: I have no idea — even after writing nine of them. Maybe some authors have a formula that produces consistent results, but for me, the question is too nuanced to allow for a simple solution.

3 06, 2016

Pantsers vs. Plotters

2019-10-02T18:52:16+00:00June 3, 2016|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Back in the early days of my Quest for Publication, I was equipped with naught but a trusty Pilot pen, a five-subject Mead notebook, and a plethora of ideas. Eventually, I upgraded to a keyboard and computer.

10 12, 2015

A different class of writing

2019-10-02T18:25:25+00:00December 10, 2015|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

I had the pleasure of talking with students at Waupun High School yesterday. My mission: to share my educational background, professional writing experiences, writing advice, and tips for getting published with the fledgling writers.

Go to Top