Happy 2nd Anniversary Electric Eclectic

Two years ago, I was approached by fellow writer Paul White with a proposition. He had an idea. He wanted to bring quality books to readers. Recognizing that readers often had limited time to read, he proposed writing and publishing novelettes, short books that cost less than a full-sized novel and offered a good story that could be read while commuting to work or school, … Continue reading Happy 2nd Anniversary Electric Eclectic

19 Self-Editing Tips For Your Writing

Originally posted on A Writer's Path:
? by Jacqui Murray Now that I’ve published my first novel, To Hunt a Sub, I can say from experience that writing it and editing it took equally long periods of time (and marketing is just as involved). After finishing the final rough draft (yeah, sure) and before emailing it to an editor, I wanted it as clean possible. I… Continue reading 19 Self-Editing Tips For Your Writing

The Liebster Award!

Exciting news! Between the Beats has been nominated by I Love Romance Blog  for the Liebster Award. Thanks so much Marie Lavender! Be sure to check out her blog! https://iloveromanceblog.wordpress.com/ Here are the rules. Post the award on your blog Thank the blogger who gave you this award and link back to their blog. Answer 11 questions given by your presenter Nominate 11 bloggers who you feel deserve this award. My Answers If money wasn’t an option, where in the world would you visit? Egypt and Israel Describe yourself using three words.Intelligent, Original, Fiery As a child, how … Continue reading The Liebster Award!

The Thousand Word Challenge

I just threw together a short, short story for a 100-word challenge. That started me thinking about all the wonderful Indie-Writers I know. I’ve read books by many of them. Because I enjoy reading and writing short stories I thought it would be fun to challenge my creative buddies to put pen to paper (or more accurately fingers to keyboard) and spin out a yarn … Continue reading The Thousand Word Challenge

Jupiter Hammon – Black History and Writing in Colonial America

Jupiter Hammon – Black History and Writing in Colonial America Since this is Black History Month and I’m a writer I decided to see if I could find out anything interesting about black writers in America. I figured I’d find bios of Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. What I did not expect to find was an African American writer from Colonial American … Continue reading Jupiter Hammon – Black History and Writing in Colonial America

Jupiter Hammon – Black History and Writing in Colonial America

Since this is Black History Month and I’m a writer I decided to see if I could find out anything interesting about black writers in America. I figured I’d find bios of Alex Haley, Langston Hughes, Maya Angelou, and Toni Morrison. What I did not expect to find was an African American writer from Colonial American times. Jupiter Hammon was born in 1711 in Lloyd … Continue reading Jupiter Hammon – Black History and Writing in Colonial America