May 20, 2012 in Dag

Procrastinators ahoy!

Let me start by apologising in advance for this post – or rather for this lack of post. I had such a great idea for a post today. It was inspired by a comment left last week by Andy Gavin. Recall that last week, I was talking about the different types of approaches to writing

May 16, 2012 in Dag

How do you find reliably good cheap reads? – Guest post by Tahlia Newland

Today I’m pleased to welcome Tahlia Newland, an author who writes magical realism & fantasy for young adults and adults. Her first publication, A Matter of Perception, is a diverse collection of thematically linked short stories, and her young adult magical realism novella, Give me a Break, comes out in mid June.   How do

May 13, 2012 in Dag

Pantsers and plotters and plontsers

Today, the topic I’ve chosen to write about is something dear to the hearts of most writers. It’s one of the most fundamental questions that must be considered when you’re thinking about how to approach writing. And it’s one that I’ve had to answer numerous times over the many author interviews I’ve done. The question

May 9, 2012 in Dag

Guest post by A.K. Taylor

Today I’d like to welcome another visitor to Dag-Lit Central. A.K. Taylor will be talking about how she came to write her books and the influences on her writing. So, take it away, A.K. The YA Saga Begun by a Teenager that Didn’t Die but Grew with the Author First off I would like to

May 6, 2012 in Dag

It must be time for Writer Idol

I just want to start this post by thanking everybody who helped me out by supporting my giveaway event. All that tweeting and Facebooking and blog posting definitely helped make it such a great success. In the end, Magnus Opum climbed well into the top 100 free listing on Amazon and spent most of the