Category Archives: Writing

Publishing Scammers Are Everywhere

That’s right. It’s sad, but true. There are people out there trying to suck authors dry of their hard-earned money. These predators include publishers, editors, agents, and more. It’s hard to know who the good guys are sometimes, especially for … Continue reading

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Author K.S. Brooks Interviews Character Special Agent Kathrin Night

This interview was originally published by The Plotline on September 30, 2011. I created Special Agent Kathrin Night in 1986. She graduated from the Naval Academy in Annapolis in 1994, and has worked for (officially and in some cases unofficially) … Continue reading

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Interview with Special Agent Kathrin Night

This interview originally appeared as part of the Authors on Xanga Series at http://seedsower.xanga.com/2011/09/24/authors-on-xanga-seriesksbrooks/. Here it is again, for your enjoyment. Today I’m here with Kathrin Night, …the creation of novelist K. S. Brooks, introduced to the world back in … Continue reading

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Snark Alert: Hermit Writer’s Life Magazine

You know I can’t resist some good old-fashioned snark. Hermit Writer’s Life Magazine Is this you: You really, really want to write that novel, but you can’t manage to do it while working for the man. Your writing is calling … Continue reading

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Readers’ Choice Awards: The Voting Starts Now

Nowadays, most book “awards” require an author to submit a book along with a hefty check to some “place” that will evaluate it and hopefully not resell your hard copy somewhere online when they’re done. Needless to say, I don’t … Continue reading

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My Rant on Squidoo

Edward Bulwer-Lytton supposedly said “The pen is mightier than the sword.” Clearly the dude didn’t have a sword. In any case, if you don’t have a sword, a pen will sometimes work just as well. Yesterday, I received an email … Continue reading

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Happy Holidays – My Gift to You All

Okay, okay, I can’t take full credit for this. The gift isn’t just from me – it’s also from twenty-one other authors. Today through December 27, 2013, First Chapters is free on all Amazon.com channels. You’ve got suspense, science-fiction, drama, … Continue reading

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