Want a Free Copy of My Medieval Epic Behold the Dawn?

Free Copy of Behold the Dawn Book

Would you like a free copy of my Crusades-era historical Behold the Dawn? For the next two weeks only, this medieval epic is available for free, via StoryCartel, in exchange for your honest review. You’ll also be eligible to win new e-readers, gift cards, and print books—just by downloading the book! Behold the Dawn was my […]

Announcing Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic

KM Weiland Announced Jane Eyre the Writers Digest Annotated Classic

And…it’s launch day! Welcome to the official launch of Jane Eyre: The Writer’s Digest Annotated Classic. You can purchase the book in paperback for $17.36, the Kindle e-book for $9.99, or the Nook e-book for $12.99. As always, I’m celebrating the book’s launch with PRIZES! So please join the party. There will be hourly prizes all day today and fun stuff all […]

NIEA Winner and Finalist: Structuring Your Novel and Dreamlander!

Dreamlander NIEA FInalist

I have to say: it’s been a veddy nice month. In the wake of Structuring Your Novel winning a Bronze IPPY Award, I learned this week it is also an NIEA winner. It won the 2014 National Indie Excellence Award in the Writing & Publishing Category. But, as if that weren’t enough cake, they threw in some […]

IPPY Award Winner: Structuring Your Novel!

Structuring Your Novel E-Book w IPPY Award

I was tremendously honored to discover that Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story is an IPPY Award winner! It was awarded a Bronze in the Writing/Publishing category. From the official press release: Launched in 1996 and conducted each year to honor the year’s best independently published books, the “IPPY” Awards recognize merit in […]

Want a Free Kindle Book of My Fantasy Dreamlander?


Would you like a free Kindle book of my fantasy Dreamlander? For the next four days only, Dreamlander will be available as a free Kindle download from Amazon. About Dreamlander What if it were possible to live two very different lives in two separate worlds? What if the dreams we awaken from are the fading memories of […]

Announcing Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story

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The big day is here! Welcome to the official launch of Structuring Your Novel: Essential Keys for Writing an Outstanding Story. You can purchase the book in paperback for $12.11 or the Kindle and Nook formats for $2.99. I need your help to ensure the book has a successful launch week, so please join the party! I’m celebrating all this week, culminating […]

Would You Like a Free Copy of Dreamlander?


Would you like a free copy of my worlds-spanning fantasy Dreamlander? This month only, the book is available for free, via StoryCartel, in exchange for your honest review. The review is actually totally optional, but if you read and enjoy the book, please consider leaving a review on Amazon. Reviews are gold to us starving author types! If you […]

Win a Book Bundle!


How about another prize drawing? I’ve been cleaning out my personal library and, instead of just passing the books on to the local Goodwill, I’d thought I’d spread the wealth. If you’d like to enter to win one of six book bundles (Speculative, Historical, Inspirational Romance, Contemporary Fiction, Christian Living, or Writing Resources), leave a comment! I […]

Prize Drawing: A Yoda Hat You Will Win


You may be wondering why I’ve sprouted Yoda ears in the picture. It’s all in honor of a fun drawing.  I’m really not sure how to tie this one in with writing—except maybe that writers are generally nerds and nerds love them some Star Wars. The truth is I bought my brother a Yoda ears hat for Christmas without […]

The Make Wordplay Better Survey

Online customer service satisfaction survey

How can I make Wordplay better serve your needs? I’m always wanting to know how I can improve the site to give you more of the writing help and inspiration you want. After all, that’s why I do what I do! But sometimes it’s easy to lose touch with what readers would really like to […]