Writing Tips

March 31, 2015

Guest post: 5 ways to keep passionate about writing

Today I’m thrilled to have author M. Shannon Hernandez guest post, sharing some great tips with us on keeping the passion in your writing! Shannon is […]
September 15, 2014

Writing about sports? Here are 3 quick tips from sports editors

By Kristine Meldrum Denholm As a decades-long suffering Cleveland fan (read: no championships in my entire lifetime), I’m still loyal to my teams. I don’t know why I […]
June 13, 2013

Interview with author John Rosengren: on writing Hank Greenberg’s story

Had the great opportunity to meet a writing colleague at ASJA (American Society of Journalists and Authors) conference last year. John Rosengren is a journalist who […]
May 13, 2013

How to write about a city: interview with author Paul Vachon

Maybe it’s because I’ve moved a lot, but I’ve always been interested in the sociology of cities. So when my colleague and fellow ASJA member Paul […]
September 4, 2012

When Vacation’s Over: 8 Ways To Get Your Groove Back

The Labor Day cookout is over. You just put your kids on the bus for their first day back at school, and you just got your […]
June 11, 2012

Interview with an Author: How She Got Her Book Deal, the Role of Promotion, and What One Thing Aspiring Authors Need to Remember

You know the best part of having a writing blog? Meeting some really great people who stop by the ole KMD blog and share their stories […]
May 16, 2012

Interview with author Hope Clark: How She Wrote a Hit Novel, and 3 Things Aspiring Novelists Must Do Now

I’ve followed Hope Clark’s blog and newsletter for years, and not because we’re both former feds. (Though that’s a great place to start.) I know her as […]
May 7, 2012

Interview with Kelly James Enger, author of “Writer for Hire: 101 Secrets to Freelance Success”

Last week at the ASJA Conference in NYC, I had the chance to meet one of my “freelance writing heroes” and a most inspiring writing colleague, successful freelancer […]