Monthly Archives: August 2012

MB Weston’s DragonCon Schedule, Friday, August 31st

M. B. Weston’s DragonCon Panel Schedule today is as follows. You can also find her on the DragonCon smartphone app under M. B. Weston (two names under Adam West): ——————- Title: Coming of Age Description: YA authors talk about the … Continue reading

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The Writing Process: Example of a Final Draft

  If you are new to this website, I have been writing a series of blog posts about the writing process. During one of those posts, I gave an example of a pre-draft using one of my earlier drafts of … Continue reading

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Recap of The Writing Process Posts

Over the past month, I have posted a few articles on my blog about the writing process. If you missed them, here they are: The Writing Process: Part 1 – Getting Your Inspiration The Writing Process: Part 2 – The … Continue reading

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The Writing Process Part 10 – Read Your Manuscript Out Loud

Don’t neglect the last, and most important step in the writing process: reading your work out loud. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been … Continue reading

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The Writing Process Part 9 – Dealing With Critique

Handling criticism is one of the most important parts of creating a great story. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, I’ve been writing a series … Continue reading

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The Writing Process Part 8 – Using Advance Readers

Your most valuable writing asset isn’t your computer, grammar knowledge, or storytelling ability. It’s your arsenal of advance readers. A few weeks ago, a friend of mine asked via Twitter: “Mrs. @mbweston, what’s your writing process?” To answer his question, … Continue reading

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Today’s Writing Muse: the Overgrown Fountain

And now it’s time for a new writing muse. I’ve found inspiration in some of the oddest places. This overgrown fountain (left) is located in downtown Dilsborro, North Carolina. I love how the fountain is covered in ivy, mainly because … Continue reading

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