Posts Categorized: Personal

The Importance of Prologues

I’d like to share a story with you. I’m a fan of prologues. I know that “epilogues” are the much cooler kids on the block, but I’ve always been partial to prologues. I like to know where the story really began, a little bit of back-story, a little bit of history, maybe a prophecy or… Read more »

Overwhelmed

As an author you have to develop a thick skin. One of my recommendations to young/new authors just getting started is: Learn to accept criticism and negative reviews. The sooner you can do this, the better your writing will be for it and the sooner you can move on into becoming a “real” author. Until… Read more »

Blogger Review

I have taken part in a couple of various “blogger review” programs, and decided that I should host my own version of it. A few days ago I posted on my fan-page that I had 10 copies of my book available for free to the first 10 people to email me their address at jenelle.l.schmidt… Read more »

Update

Blogger has changed its user interface all around, and I got behind on my blogging, and now I’m getting even more behind because I have to learn how to use blogger all over again, hence the lack of posting in the past week-ish. I still have posts coming about:“Why the Fantasy Genre?”and“Do you come up… Read more »