Announcing “The Method Writers” Book Release Parties (September 7th – 9th)

You’ve probably heard me, or one of the other members of the Rogues Gallery Writers, talk about our first group novel, The Method Writers. Now that it’s being released in hardcover, we’re hosting a few book release parties from downtown St. Augustine to Ormond Beach during the weekend of September … Continue reading

Four Local Authors Write One Novel

Jeff Swesky, author, ghostwriter, editor, publisher, and speaker, is one of four local authors, known as The Rogues Gallery Writers. They got together eighteen months ago to develop one novel from four separate stories involving four distinct characters. The result? The Method Writers: 4 Writers, 4 Methods, One Twisted Novel. … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel, Part 3 (the final part)

In case you had missed the previous parts, they can be read here: Part 1   Part 2 In the fall of 2007, I was invited to join a novel critique group hosted by local author, Sandra McDonald, who is well-known and respected in the fantasy and sci-fi genres. She’s also … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel, Part 2

Thanks to those of you who have left comments or given me feedback about Part 1 of The Twelve Year Novel, and if you missed it, you can view it here. During those years when I shelved Such A Dreamer, I took an important step that would ultimately help me … Continue reading

The Twelve Year Novel

I’m sure all you writers out there have heard about methods to write the first draft of a novel in 60 days or 90 days, but in 12 years?! Come on, Jeff, what the heck are you talking about?? Okay, let me clarify: this is not a process or method … Continue reading

Please Pardon My Dust

Recently I’ve been thinking about recreating my JeffSwesky.com website as a WordPress website so I would have the ability to import my Nothing Like We Imagined blog into it and combine the two into one. Lately, I haven’t had the time to keep fresh content on both sites, and when … Continue reading