Interested in learning more about what makes The Writers Thread tick? Well then you’ve come to the right place. Here you’ll find the blogs of our team, where they share their thoughts, insight, wisdom, and knowledge with sometimes a measured approach or reckless abandon, depending on their whim.




Emerald Musings

You’ll find our thoughts on books, reading, writing in general, and the art and business of freelancing and what we do. We often feature book reviews, interviews, opinions on trends in the industry, and our feelings about the latest and greatest to be seen around the marketplace. If you’re wondering how the business and art of writing and design is changing, take a look here. You’ll never know what you’ll find. 

Call for Submissions! Moonlit Dreams/Moonlit Nightmare Anthology 2019

Hi Everyone, Calling all writers, from beginner to expert! Announcing a new call for submissions for an anthology to be published in the first quarter of 2019 (Sometime between January and March). The theme of the anthology is as follows: Moonlit Dreams/Moonlit

Crime and Place

The global success of Jane Harper’s The Dry signals that great writing will always win out, but it also reminds us that for many readers the setting, the place is as much a character as the protagonist and others. While her “place” is out in rural

Brian Stoddart

Brian Stoddart is now based in Queenstown, New Zealand, having lived and worked in eleven different countries around the world and traveled through many others. He writes the Superintendent Chris le Fanu historical crime novels set in 1920s India and has also written seventeen non-fiction works. Those include A House in Damascus that was an Amazon No 1 in Middle Eastern Travel; Saturday Afternoon Fever that remains a definitive text on the role of sport in Australian culture and other works on Caribbean cricket, biography and academic works on India. He is also a serious photographer and delivers lectures on cruise ships.





Walking the Path

Laura Seeber shares a more private view of her life, focusing on her faith and practice of the shamanic arts. If you ever wonder what truly imbues her spirit, work, fiction and life, this is a place to get a very real glimpse of what our owner is truly all about.



Learning to Dance in the Darkness


So far, in this series of blog posts about dealing with the darkness and shadows in our world I have touched briefly on what I believe the nature of darkness is, how it manifests in ourselves, and in the world around us. I have discussed the ideas of

Those That Walk in the Darkness


In the first two blog posts in this series, I briefly discussed the nature of darkness as a whole, as well as the nature of the darkness that exists in each one of us. Now I’m going to touch on an aspect of darkness that is a bit more…. dicey


Print Master

Our chief graphic designer, Michael Seeber delves into his extensive knowledge and experience to help you make sure that your printed media materials and logos are the best that they can be, regardless of where you have them completed. While we certainly welcome your design business, we want to make sure you get the best product you can, regardless of where you go. So if you have any questions about how to make sure your print media is exactly what you want, let us know.