I have learned as much from a new writers as I have from a seasoned author. Continue reading Connections & Information
How do you feel about setting, weather and events in your stories? Do you like to read about them? Do you write about them? Continue reading Let’s Talk About Setting
As a pantser learning to plan my writing has been difficult but if you are like me and you think about your story even when you aren’t writing then you are already planning. Continue reading Write Quickly and Efficiently
Write as if no one is going to read it. Pour everything you think and feel into it with no censor. Continue reading To Write Faster…
Everyone writes differently. Finding your own unique style of prewriting and planning is as important as finding your own writing style. Continue reading Write Faster…
Inspiration was everywhere and I just had to filter it out. Continue reading What Inspires Me?
If I start reading and a character is being shot at or chased, I’m interested to see what happens next. BUT…I also enjoy getting to know a character a bit before they’re thrown into the pot of boiling water. The rom coms where we see a little bit of normal life before everything goes haywire, or the cozy mystery that starts with what appears to be just an average day in the life of the sleuth or the accused. Continue reading Starting in Medias Res
Well, I have done it again. I have allowed myself to get so busy that I am running around chasing my tail. You would think after taking the HB 90 Bootcamp and following Sarra Cannon’s Heartbreathing YouTube channel that I would understand the perils of burning myself out, but I guess for me it seems to be feast or famine. For a few months I … Continue reading Welcome Sweet September!
Making your author dreams come true shouldn’t cost you your artistic joy. Continue reading HB90 Alumni and Sarra Cannon Fan