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November NaNoWriMo and More!

by Dylan Newton

Welcome to National Novel Writing Month! Whether or not you’re officially in the NaNoWriMo challenge (you can still enter at www.nanowrimo.org), I encourage you to challenge yourself on word count this month. It’s a great way to make your goal for Prod Your Muse with SSRA, and gets you that much closer to a finished […]

October is FINALLY HERE!

by Dylan Newton

It’s no secret that October is my favorite month. Okay, yes–mostly it’s because I write paranormal-themed books. Oh, and fine, if you HAVE to know the truth, I adore chocolate, and hoard my Halloween stash of Whoppers, Snickers and Hershey miniatures well into December. But the real reason I get giddy in October…I love pretending. Think […]

September is Self-Improvement Month

by Dylan Newton

Did you know that September is self-improvement month? It’s also past the half-way point for your 2014 Writer’s Passport to Success. Where are you on your checklist to publishing? For those that are new, or just haven’t viewed it yet, I gave a workshop on writer goals that will further your career success, which you […]

Top 6 Back-to-School Supplies for Writers

by Dylan Newton

What is it about shopping for back-to-school supplies that is so…rewarding? Is it the excitement inherent in starting anew? The smell of fresh crayons (C’mon! I know you smell them too!!), and sharp pencils that hearkens back to our school years, when we were young and much more innocent?  Whatever it is, shopping for my […]

What Writers Do in Summer

by Dylan Newton

Summer is here–which means the kids are out of school, the weather is beach-tastic, and there’s a whole slew of other things we could all be doing, other than WRITING. To keep us all on track, and our works-in-progress moving forward, here are some dates and ideas to motivate you this July! July 4:  Independence […]

June Writing Calendar

by Dylan Newton

Did you know that June is the month with the longest daylight hours of the year here in our hemisphere? And how have you planned to use those looong summer days? Sitting by the pool, grilling outside with a cool drink in your hand…and WRITING. Don’t let your writing goals slide this month–grab your calendar […]

May Stands for Mayhem

by Dylan Newton

As President, I’m normally scheduled to post on the first Monday of every month…but with this month being MAY (in my world, also known as MAYHEM), I had to post early or risk forgetting it entirely! With school ending this month, and all of the end-of-the-year shenanigans, in addition to my third book launching and the […]

April Workshop Almost Full

by Dylan Newton

We are almost at capacity for our April 26 workshop “Book Video Trailers, Branding, Blogging and Book Marketing” — as of this morning, there were only 6 seats left…

March Programs and Impressive Dates

by Dylan Newton

My blog post for all of the things we have going on in SSRA for March and April, practically guaranteed to make your inner writer squeal in happiness! Plus, I put in some additional dates you should know in March to impress your friends

Dylan Newton’s DESPITE THE FANGS Cover

by Dylan Newton

I finally received my cover for Despite the Fangs, my paranormal romance due out soon in 2014. I love it! You can read the blurb on my blog but only my newsletter recipients get the excerpt and first chapter preview before publication (sorry, guys, but you can sign up if you’re curious!). Webmaster Note: Take […]