Author Archives: NL Quatrano

About NL Quatrano

Award-winning author, speaker, editor and ghost writer, Nancy owns a full-time editing, writing and specialty publishing business: On-Target Words/WC Publishing. Volunteer/member of professional writing organizations including Florida Writers Assoc., Sisters in Crime, and AWAI. 2010 Professional Woman of the Year by the NAPW. Linked in Editor Pick May 2013. International Women's Leadership Association nominee for Outstanding Leadership 2014. Author of Murder in Black and White, Still Shot, Merciful Blessings, and numerous published short stories.

Faith Trumps Fear

Once upon a time, twenty-five years ago, I could not conceive of putting anything I wrote into a contest. My gosh, I’d never survive knowing someone else read it and thought it was horrible stuff! That my “baby” was the … Continue reading

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Dianne Neral Ell: Meet the Author

NQ: Welcome, Dianne Neral Ell! I appreciate you taking the time from writing your current novel to spend a little time with us here at Words Count! Dianne: Thank you for making space and time for me to talk about my writing. … Continue reading

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Writing Business Tidbytes

Hope you’ve all had a terrific week. Been a busy one around here, for sure. I was part of some amazing meetings and community-support events that leave me in awe because of the caliber of people I get to work … Continue reading

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SKYE TAYLOR: Meet the author

Skye Taylor, mother, grandmother and returned Peace Corps volunteer lives St Augustine Florida, soaking up the history, taking daily walks along one of the prettiest beaches and writing novels. She posts a weekly blog and a monthly newsletter, volunteers with … Continue reading

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LOG LINE: Power Tool for Authors

Back in 2001, I read SAVE THE CAT by Blake Snyder, mostly because I’d read so much about it and how important it would be for me as a writer, even if I never intended to write a screenplay. The … Continue reading

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4th of July

Wishing all a safe and happy 4th of July, 2018. While today, we in the USA are celebrating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, the holiday didn’t become an official federal holiday until 1941. On … Continue reading

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MERCIFUL BLESSINGS – 90 day report

  In March of 2018, writing partner and spiritual sister, Daria Ludas, and I, saw the first novel in our Christian women’s fiction mystery series, MERCIFUL BLESSINGS off to a great start. Two Stone Lions Press orchestrated the release for the … Continue reading

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