Thoughts and Inspiration for Creative Writers

-from Chrysalis Editorial

“Confessions: Fact or Fiction?” is Now Available

We are happy to announce that all the hard work we  put into compiling our anthology of fiction and non-fiction stories is finally complete.  Confessions: Fact or Fiction? is now out in print!!!  It is currently available for purchase in both paperback and digital format at and through, as well as other popular […]

Second guest author: Amy Fries; Writing Inspiration and Motivation

Introduction: Amy and I attended the writing program at Johns Hopkins together when we were both struggling fiction writers. I too knew Ellen—hip hip hooray to her success. It can happen to you, too. (See my endnote.) Now here’s Amy: “Thanks to Herta for inviting me to do a guest blog. These days the value […]

Our first guest author: Tim Wendel

I’m pleased to introduce the first of what I hope will be an on-going series of guest writers on the blog: Tim Wendel! Tim is the author of eight amazing books, the newest one, High Heat, recently published and now available on Amazon. His guest article, below! —- by Tim Wendel I knew I was […]