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QUESTION: How do you write?

By |2018-11-18T17:57:54+00:00November 18th, 2018|Uncategorized|

As I meet with book clubs, library groups, school groups, doing presentations and just talking about my writing, I really enjoy hearing and responding to the questions that everyone asks. I thought I would start sharing a few of those now and then. I'll start putting them here in our blog along with a link [...]

Having A Good Day!

By |2018-11-15T18:29:00+00:00November 15th, 2018|General, J. B. Jamison, Pops Jamison, Writing Fiction, Writing for Early Readers and Listeners|

We're excited! Lots going on today! I am working on the illustrations next Skwerdlock book for young readers and listeners, and making progress on the third Emily Graham book...working title of "Disbelief". Yes, I seem to have a "thing" for titles that begin with "Dis..." And...and...today officially kicks-off our new relationship with JKS Communications in [...]

Jamison’s Rules for Writing

By |2017-10-22T21:21:40+00:00September 7th, 2017|Disruption, J. B. Jamison, Writing Fiction|

Rule #1: Write good stories. Rule #2: Stop creating rules. Yep, that ought to cover it.   NOTE: Of course there are rules about editing and structure and grammar...things like that. But those are important AFTER I get the story out of my head and onto the paper. For me, I need to just ignore [...]

Tales of Terror: The Second Novel!

By |2017-09-06T17:23:30+00:00September 6th, 2017|Disruption, General, J. B. Jamison, Writing Fiction|

I had read the articles...lots of them...describing how difficult it could be to write the second novel. "Posh, posh!", I said to myself. "That is not going to happen to me. It's another writer's myth." It's not a myth. Not for me anymore. I'm not overwhelmed by it...don't misunderstand. I will get the second one [...]

It’s Getting Harder to Write Fiction!

By |2017-09-06T16:22:13+00:00September 6th, 2017|Disruption, General, J. B. Jamison, Writing Fiction|

I like to write fiction. However, it is getting harder and harder to come up with ideas to write about. I'm about ready to surrender. The problem is...I'm having a hard time coming up with fiction ideas that can match the craziness of the real world. Too often, my "fiction" isn't really "fiction" anymore. Case [...]