R. J. Keller, author of Waiting for Spring and the forthcoming The Wendy House, my partner in the PaperRats writers’ relief YouTube series Inside the Writers’ Studio, Backword Books member,  and obsessive Star Wars fan, has recently had her independently released novel, Waiting for Spring, picked up by Amazon’s Encore imprint. Here, she answers some […]

(IWS stands for “Inside the Writers’ Studio”…I’m hoping it’ll catch on, because it takes a lot less time to type.) While Episode III gets wrapped up, we thought we’d release a little blooper compilation. Enjoy!

The American Psychological Association estimates that each year thousands of writers suffer from delusions of inflated worth, knowledge, and identity. In our latest episode of Inside The Writers Studio, we visit one such author, R.J. Keller, as she is interviewed by a hair-obsessed reporter.

“Raving Reviews” Fellow Backword Books author RJ Keller and I are both working on writing projects. It seems this is what we do when we’re “writing.”

The most downloaded books today, Jan. 8, at Smashwords.com are Backword Books. Women’s fiction – #1 and #2 Literary fiction – #1, #4, #6, and #8 Much gratitude goes to the readers using the e-readers I can’t say I’ll ever buy, myself, but which I completely support and appreciate as a technological tool. I do […]

I don’t use “white trash” in conversation, don’t generally label people, or groups of people, or see them in such a one-dimensional way, but I have to use “white trash” here because I understand the way it’s used, and what people think it is, and how they look at “those people”… and I appreciate the […]