Meredith's Blog

The Writing Life


Recommended Books for the Writing Life

Now that I’m back in writing mode, I find myself reaching for some of my best resources–quotes, books, and techniques that help me gets the words onto the page. Often times these are books or memoirs on writing, which more than anything help periodically remind me that I’m not alone in the daily struggle to write and write well. Here are a few of my go-to books on writing. I’ll add more here as I stumble [Read More]

Advice for Aspiring Authors

One of the most frequently asked questions I get is what advice I have for aspiring writers. Every author’s writing and publishing journey is unique, so I can’t speak to what you specifically should do, only what’s worked and hasn’t for me. This is by no means comprehensive (I could write volumes), and I do not claim to be an expert on anything. That said, here are some of the lessons I’ve learned over the course of this [Read More]

Radio Interview with Tim Knox’s “Interviewing Authors”

I recently had the chance to speak with Tim Knox over at Interviewing Authors to talk writing process, self-publishing, and mixing romantic with business themes. Tim comes from a similar tech background, so we had plenty to talk about when it came to the business side of writing. Here’s the full interview!