J.S. Dewes

Story Fuel #1: Underwater Archaeology

Posted by in Story Fuel, Writing Craft

Story Fuel is a new series I’m starting to inspire fellow writers (and myself!) to get the juices flowing for new story ideas!Each post will feature an article, historic account, image, etc., that could be used as a concept for science fiction or fantasy stories. I’ll supply the fuel and few concept branches to get the inspiration flowing.Hit me up in…read more

PitProm Interviews

Posted by in Interviews, Marketing, News

A few weeks ago, I had the opportunity to participate in the awesome new pitch contest #PitProm, hosted by co-creators Kadee Carder and Eli Celata. The contest pairs unpublished authors with published author mentors. The teams are given a week to refine the participant’s pitch, query, and first ten pages before being posted on the PitProm website, where agents visited to read and…read more

Demystifying Twitter, Part 2: Writing Events & Logistics

Posted by in Marketing, Social Media, Writer Resource, Writing

Part One: Basics Part Two: Writing Events & Logistics Part Three: Agents & Pitch Events WRITING EVENTS One of the most simple ways you can be active on Twitter as a writer is by participating in daily “Writing Events” by sharing lines from your WIP. Each “event” is hosted by one or more individuals, who share the “theme” each week, along…read more