Author Archives: G.Edward Smith

About G.Edward Smith

A stranger in a strange land...

In The Depths.

Alone in your darknessDismembered and heartlessAll has been doneThe war fought in and won Stalked from withinThe whole was to endFlashes to the mind are hard to ignoreEven more so now than from before Just one will appeaseAnd cure this … Continue reading

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Book Cover Design Checklist.

DIY book covers can be one of the most rewarding projects for any author. However, if done poorly, it can have drastic consequences. Before you embark on creating your own cover design check out the article below for some pointers … Continue reading

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Three Ravens.

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Moonlight Rains.

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Crafting Morally Grey Characters.

Who doesn’t love a character that straddles the line of good and evil? They’re interesting, shady, and most of all, strangely lovable. However, have you ever attempted to write a morally grey character? If you have, then you’ve been through … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo is Halfway Finished!!!

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“It’s none of their business that you have to learn to write. Let them think you were born that way.” – Ernest Hemingway

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Building Cohesiveness Into Your Novel.

Have you ever read a book that felt like it was a mash-up of separate thoughts and directions? As if the author wasn’t sticking to a predetermined theme or motif. This can throw a reader off and confuse or even … Continue reading

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Words Unheard.

To be torn apartOne day at a timeFraught with foreseeingMind versus mind A desolate placeFor one to be sureSurrounded by yearning eyesUnwilling and insecure Slipping through the hoursDripping from the skyThis image of youLeft alone to decide Like words unheardIn … Continue reading

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Undone.

Optimistic Melancholy: A Collection Of Poetic Defiance’s

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What Music Led You Down The Road To Writing? Here Are The Bands That Started Me On My Journey To Authorship.

Smashing Pumpkins – I Am One Nirvana – Smells Like Teen Spirit Jane’s Addiction – Summertime Rolls Pearl Jam – Even Flow Alice In Chains – Would? Soundgarden – Jesus Christ Pose And on days when I couldn’t write for … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Ignorance though a hurdle carries with it a child-like optimistic outlook of the world while stupidity brings only failure, sorrow, and the inevitable making of the same mistakes over and over again.” — Anonymous

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“It is what you read when you don’t have to that determines what you will be when you can’t help it.” –Oscar Wilde

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πŸ”Ÿ Signs Your Writing Is Amateurish & How To Fix It.

These tips are invaluable to all writers, especially new writers. Avoiding these mistakes is crucial to your author’s credibility. The article below lays out the top ten mistakes in your writing that make you come off as a newbie and … Continue reading

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Word Of The Every Other Day.

vouchsafe [ vouch-seyfΒ ] verb (used with object), vouchΒ·safed, vouchΒ·safΒ·ing. to grant or give, as by favor, graciousness, or condescension:to vouchsafe a reply to a question.to allow or permit, as by favor or graciousness:They vouchsafed his return to his own country. verb (used … Continue reading

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Worst Day Ever Quotes That Will Make You Reconsider.

“Figure out what you love and chase after it with everything you’ve got. Life is too short to be bothered with anything else.” — Anonymous

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Trapped.

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To Self-Publish or Go The Traditional Route?

Ok, writers of the world, I’m about to get my manuscript for my first novel back from the editor, and then the next step begins. Should I self-publish or try my luck at the traditional route? I’ve read so many … Continue reading

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NaNoWriMo Motivation Day #13.

“In writing anything is possible. The writer is king, pauper, court jester, and the forests and towns they populate.” Anonymous

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The 5️⃣ Essential Elements You Need On Page #1 Of Your Story.

” So, how did it end?” “I don’t know. I lost interest after the first page.” You definitely don’t want your readers saying this about your book. As a writer, you need to capture the audience from page one. How … Continue reading

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