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Following Other Authors into the Abyss

I am a HUGE advocate of studying writing craft books, listening to author interviews, and writing advice videos and podcasts. I take a lot of online classes in a variety of subjects to improve my writing. One of my pet peeves, the thing that will make me so angry, is when an author tells me their way, is the ONLY way to write! Now, I … Continue reading Following Other Authors into the Abyss

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I’m a Proud Affiliate of HB90

I’m a proud affiliate of Sarra Cannon’s HB90 course! Many of you know how much I love Sarra Cannon’s YouTube videos. I met Sarra at a Heart of Carolina Writers’ Conference. I had heard of her from my fellow HCRW members who remembered when she lived in North Carolina and was a member. Sadly she had left the area before I became a member or … Continue reading I’m a Proud Affiliate of HB90

How Do You Research Murder?

How do you research Murder? How many people did you have to kill to get it right? Uh! What, wait a minute… Contrary to some the writing sources I’ve studied, you don’t have to write JUST what you know. You can figure somethings out by relating them with similar experiences, or by taking classes, watching YouTube videos or documentaries. You don’t have to kill your … Continue reading How Do You Research Murder?