2 - 4 - 6 - 8 Writing's Hard Commiserate! The journey to publishing is a long a twisty road that can be hard to navigate your first time. Advice on the internet is often contradictory and confusing. You can spend hours of time online searching through nonsense just to get to a few nuggets … Continue reading I Hired a Book Coach!
We've all heard the term plotter or pantser, sometimes called gardener or architect. I personally love doing both and often find myself with a lovely outline that gets completely reworked after every few scenes because my characters reveal things to me as I write them and so I have to adjust. When I first tried … Continue reading Outlining my stories using a balanced meal plan approach.
I'm going to admit that for me characters are the Alpha and Omega of my writing and reading universe. If the characters are good enough I'm willing to read a 100,000 word novel about walking across a field. (Ok probably not, but I might.) Over the years I've read 100's of different ways that authors … Continue reading On Writing: Characters