Author: Kelly Colby

Legion of Dorks: Dungeons and Dorks S2E3

Originally posted on LegionofDorks.com. The next morning tucked away nice and comfy in the Silver Flood Inn, our party stirs. Kizmyth hears an odd scratching sound and bolts upright. She immediately notices her bag...

Pre Dragon Con Jitters

One of the members of our critique group has a character who speaks to us through her diary. Sometimes she says things like “I’m so sorry I haven’t written in a long time. Things...

PSA from an Acquisitions Editor

As the acquisitions editor at Inklings Publishing, my job is to read the submissions box in search of the next book to publish. Yes, I suppose, you could call me a gatekeeper. But that’s...

New Year’s Reset

One more year, one more reset. I love resets. I’m one of those crazy people who LOVE Mondays, because it’s the beginning of the week and a new chance for me to fix the...

Four Helpful Writing Podcasts

In my recent position as chauffeur to my teenage children, I find myself in the car a lot. I can’t write or edit while driving. (Yes, I know, there are many authors who can...

Dreams as Motivation

I’m watching My Lottery Dream Home when I should be writing. That’s the problem with being self-employed. You ALWAYS feel like you should be working. But that’s a whole other blog post. While watching...

NaNoWriMo 2018 and Writing Sprints

I love National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo). It’s a month dedicated to writing 50,000 words, which means an average of 1667 words a day. I have never “won” NaNoWriMo. In other words, I have...