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S.R. Karfelt

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Before writing full time, S.R. dabbled in the engineering world. She co-founded a high-tech company with her husband before returning to the other love of her life, writing. S.R. writes wherever the wind blows her, but currently calls the soaring capital of the world home. To learn more about S.R. visit her website at www.SRKarfelt.com ...more

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S.R. Karfelt Since finishing my fifth novel—NOBODY TOLD ME Love in the Time of Dementia—I'm working on writing the fourth Covenant Keeper Novel, and a paranormal s…moreSince finishing my fifth novel—NOBODY TOLD ME Love in the Time of Dementia—I'm working on writing the fourth Covenant Keeper Novel, and a paranormal story about a vampire. Oddly writing a vampire novel after finishing a book about dementia and Alzheimer's isn't as off topic as I wish it were. They both take everything.

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S.R. Karfelt "Aspiring Writers"? That term makes me think we're talking about people who are thinking about writing, but haven't started yet--because if you're spe…more"Aspiring Writers"? That term makes me think we're talking about people who are thinking about writing, but haven't started yet--because if you're spending your time writing down your stories, you're a writer, published or not.

My advice would be to write--a lot--expect to sacrifice something in order to have writing time. You'll never "find" time to write. You have to take it, you have to steal it. I gave up television and a social life in order to spend the bulk of my time writing.

If you want to be published, you're embarking on a career, the writing world is a business like any endeavor. I'd recommend not worrying about that part if that reality overwhelms you. Just write. It takes time to find your voice and learn how to write your stories so that the reader gets the story. What I mean is what you have in your head must be translated onto the page in such a way that your reader is getting what you see. That takes time and trial and error. The way you get to that place is to write, write, write.

After you have a book written, or several, that you know are good--just jump right on into the writing world. You'll probably find many writers are more than willing to give you advice and information. We want to read more good stories! Give yourself time, and try to be patient, the process will take too long, but you CAN succeed as long as you NEVER give up, and NEVER stop writing.

Welcome. We've been waiting for you.
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Me Writing a Screenplay and Maybe Next Year I'll Become an Astronaut or a Doctor

 


You know that scene in Legally Blonde where the professor says, Do you think she woke up one morning and said, I think I'll go to Law School today? Well that reminds me of me deciding, Oh, hey, I think I'll write a screenplay of the Gummy book. That's what I call Nobody Told Me Love in the Time of Dementia, my memoir about me, my mother-in-law, and dementia. 

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No. My books often have a deep spirituality because I do, but they have no CBA approved Christian payload. The Covenant Keepers in my series, KAHTAR Warrior of the Ages Book One, HEARTLESS A Shieldmaiden's Voice Book Two, and FOREVER The Constantine' See Full Answer
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“10 Steps to Becoming a Better Writer

Write.
Write more.
Write even more.
Write even more than that.
Write when you don’t want to.
Write when you do.
Write when you have something to say.
Write when you don’t.
Write every day.
Keep writing.”
Brian Clark

Neil Gaiman
“Remember: when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.”
Neil Gaiman

Louis Sachar
“If only, if only," the woodpecker sighs,
"The bark on the tree was as soft as the skies."
While the wolf waits below, hungry and lonely,
Crying to the moo-oo-oon,
"If only, If only.”
Louis Sachar, Holes

Stephen King
“If you intend to write as truthfully as you can, your days as a member of polite society are numbered.”
Stephen King, On Writing: A Memoir of the Craft

“Elvira always lied first to herself before she lied to anybody else, since this gave her a conviction of moral honesty.” “- Phyllis Bottome, novelist (1884-1963)”
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