Author Archives: A. R. Silverberry

World Building: Capturing a Compelling Setting

Tweet World Building Capturing a Compelling Setting World building, creating a vibrant fantasy setting, is our next installment in my posts on writing. Fantasy author Heidi L Burke stops by to share her insights on this must-know topic of the genre. Heidi is a prolific and imaginative writer. Let’s see how she approached world building […]

Writing a Series with Kandi J Wyatt

Tweet Writing a series seemed like a great next installment of my posts on writing. So when I heard that fantasy author Kandi J Wyatt was doing a blog tour for her new release, Dragon’s Winter, I jumped at the chance to have her do a guest post. As you’ll see, Kandi is a prolific […]

Writing Manuals and Reference Books for Writers

Tweet Writing Manuals and Reference Books for Writers   Writings manuals and reference books have been essential to my growth as a writer. So for part two of a series on writing, publishing, and book marketing, I thought I would share some of the books that have had the most influence on me, including the […]

Editing: What to Expect

Tweet Editing: What to Expect   Editing—some writers love it; some hate it. But you can’t be a serious writer without submitting your work to an expert pair of eyes. Probably several pairs. So, as the first part of series on writing, publishing, and book marketing, I thought I would bring in Emerald Barnes, an […]

Annie Douglass Lima Guest Post

Tweet A GRIPPING YOUNG ADULT ADVENTURE!   About the Story: Bensin, a teenage slave and martial artist, is desperate to see his little sister freed. But only victory in the Krillonian Empire’s most prestigious tournament will allow him to secretly arrange for Ellie’s escape. Dangerous people are closing in on her, however, and Bensin is […]

CERBERUS LAUNCH PARTY!

Tweet CERBERUS LAUNCH PARTY! I’m thrilled to announce the upcoming release of my short story collection, Cerberus, Tales of Magic and Malice. To celebrate, I’m giving away prizes! And the book, available for pre-order, will be on sale for $0.99 from now until a short time after it’s released. To enter the contest, just use […]

Creativity: Supercharge Your Writing, Part III

Tweet I made a startling discovery. Back in 2016 I had been about to send a manuscript off to my editor and was beginning to research potential agents to send it to. At the time, there were passages and little problem areas that I knew needed to be fixed, but try as I might, I […]

Unblock Writer’s Block

Tweet Unblock Writer’s Block By A. R. Silverberry I wrote this several years ago, and it remains one of my favorite posts. Time to re-publish it! What is writer’s block, and what can you do about it? First off, the term writer’s block is too vague. It specifies symptoms but nothing about the cause. It’s […]

An Unexpected Exploit: Cover Reveal and Guest Post

Tweet Cover Reveal and Guest Post An Unexpected Exploit As an Indie author, I know how difficult it can be to find readers. That’s why I open up my blog for Cover Reveals, Guest Posts, and Excerpts from other indie authors. Today I bring you all three from fantasy author Kandi J Wyatt. People often […]