All posts by Drew Schroeder

Pathway to Becoming a Writer: Experience or Graduate School?

The age old debate on whether formal education is worthwhile for creative writers. There are mainly two schools (pun intended) of thought on this subject. There's the Hank Moody opinion which is you can't be taught how to write, you either have it or you don't, and those that do have it need to glue ...

Book Series

The series that come to mind when one thinks of classic book series are the Lord of the Rings and others. Today, we see tons of book series that cover numerous genres like the Bosch crime novels, the Hunger Games and Divergent dystopian series, and of course, Game of Thrones fantasy series. For authors, creating ...

Why I Love Writing Short Stories

Novels force you to stick with one story and plot. There's nothing wrong with this so long as you have the attention span to work on the same story for months at a time. If you're like me, you can't have multiple works in progress. If I start something, I work on it until I ...

A Much Needed Break

Since I completed the first draft of Frigid Nights, I've taken a break from writing novels and stories. It was odd not feeling compelled to work on a novel every day for the first time in months. Typically, I have a nagging feeling that I should be working on my novel or story but since ...

Taking Chances Re-Published!

My first novel, Taking Chances, has been republished and is available on Amazon by Forever Morris Publishing! I'm so excited to have it published by a firm that can hopefully bring more publicity to it than I could have on my own. It's currently available in paperback and Kindle and will be set for open ...

“Taking Chances” Pending Re-release!

As many of you know, my first novel Taking Chances was picked up by Forever Morris Publishing and as the edits are wrapping up, the re-release of it will be shortly after! I'm looking forward to having it on the market under an official publisher. When I find out more of the exact release date, ...

First Draft of Novel #2 In The Books

I finished the first draft of Frigid Nights the other day and I must say, I am both fulfilled and relieved. I felt that in the marathon that was writing that novel, the final chapters felt like I was low crawling and clawing my way towards the finish line. There will be plenty to edit ...

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