New Writer Inside!: Tom Durham

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(We are Geek Goes Rogue try to bring you the most entertaining, and frankly hottest writers around. I mean, look at our Founder's St. Louis Cardinals sock hat. Hawt. Anyway, we're not sure if Tom qualifies as "hawt" (apparently his wife thinks so), but he is an amazing filmmaker, writer and geek. So, he seemed like a natural fit. Enjoy his writing. We sure do)   Tom Durham is a writer, filmmaker, Emmy nominated producer, family guy, idealist, and advocate for underdog … [Read more...]

Teen Author Boot Camp 2014: Agent Amy Jameson

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(An agent can make or break an author. Get an amazing one (like me), and it's smooth sailing. Get a bad one, and suffer frustrating heartbreak. Amy Jameson, like all great agents, believes in cultivating writers and developing their talent.Check out what she says about being an agent and the future of the publishing industry. She will be giving a workshop at Teen Author Boot Camp 2014.) What inspired you to become an agent? I never knew literary agents existed until I moved to New York C … [Read more...]

Teen Author Boot Camp 2014: Interview With J. Scott Savage

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 (Teen Author Boot Camp is one of the largest writer's conferences for teens in the country. J.Scott Savage is the guy who brought all the lovely ladies from Writers Cubed together. In fact, they call him "dad". Turns out, he is an amazing writer in his own right and agreed to sit down with us before the conference. His book series, FarWorld is in bookstores everywhere)Why did you get into writing?I think it’s an extension of reading so much. Like many authors, I didn’t fit in wi … [Read more...]

Bound by Words: Love, Tragedy and Faith in a Writer’s Group

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The "lone wolf" writer is firmly fixed in the cultural psyche. Everyone believes the phrase, "writing is a solitary profession." There is some truth to the statement. When a person sits down to write, they're doing it by themselves with no one looking over their shoulder.  It's just them and the voice (sometimes voices) in their heads. People picture the writer, hammering away on the computer, lost in the thoughts of their own head and locking out the rest of the world.Like most cultural … [Read more...]


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