Writers not only create characters with special personalities and traits, they must also name them. Think about how hard it was to name your child or your cat? Imagine the process of coming up with the perfect name for your characters. I’ve learned a few things about naming that I thought I’d share. For all […]
Archives for June 2015
What Does It Take to Write a Novel?
People often ask me, “What does it take to write a novel?” Click To Tweet I’ve hemmed and hawed about the kind of dedication and discipline needed to put 70,000 to 90,000 words on paper. In truth, each writer probably has a different answer to that question. We all have our unique methods of work. […]
Cover Reveal eMurderer! Be the first to see it!
My publisher’s cover artist once again outdid herself. The cover for e-Murderer is now out! Taking what she knew about this new mystery series and turning it into intriguing art, the artist produced a wow wonderful cover. Here’s a blurb about the e-Murderer. You can read a sample of the book by signing up. Find […]
7 Deadly Sins That Writers Commit
Writers often do things that drive readers mad. They tend to forget what readers want #writingtips Click To Tweet They tend to write from the vantage point of their computers without thinking about the very human person savoring every word. Let’s look at what I call the 7 Deadly Sins that Writers Commit: Deadly sin […]