Meet Author Jackie Taylor Zortman

Please introduce yourself, when you began writing, your background, where you live, etc. I began writing, mostly poetry, back in 1990.  Poems would come to me intact and I couldn’t just sit down and write one because I wanted to.  These soon evolved into articles and short stories and now, into a book.  I amContinue reading “Meet Author Jackie Taylor Zortman”

Try A Novella

I’ve had conversations with fellow writers who tell me they dream of writing a book. However, some of these aspiring novelists always seem to have a reason why they have yet to realize their dream. They insist their wonderful, unique storyline is sure to be widely accepted,  but then moan that the task of writingContinue reading “Try A Novella”

The Online Critique Group

In my last post, I discussed the importance of having one’s writing critiqued. In order to improve, constructive criticism is a necessity. That short story, poem, or novel may seem perfect to you the way it is written, but with a little help it may become fabulous and worthy of publication. If you do notContinue reading “The Online Critique Group”