#NaNoWriMo Anyone?

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Are you participating in #NaNoWriMo this year? FYI: November is also known as National Novel Writing Month. This is a time where authors all over the country (and possibly the world) strive to write a novel in 30 days. Many … Read More

One Easy Step to Fix Your Novel’s Problems

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Change Your Book Venue I know I know! What the heck does she mean “Change your book venue?”   I am not talking about where you write. Though shaking that up a bit can help too. I am talking about … Read More

A Glimpse into My Past Reveals New Character Development Questions

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I love coming up with new character development questions! Read on for the newest ones…   I shared this photo a few days ago in my insta stories because it is such a microcosm of my life growing up. As … Read More

Ask Your Characters-What do you fear?

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What do you fear? It is a good question that can have many answers which affect character behavior. Some are superstitious fearing black cats, walking under ladders and the like. But what about other fears? A fear of going to … Read More

Survivor’s Guilt Type 2

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A long time ago I wrote a post on survivor’s guilt. It’s here if you care to take a look. No one talks much about PTSD with cancer survivors, I have touched on it here and here. Today…Today I discovered … Read More

Waiting, Patience, and Character

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Waiting, patience and how your character reacts… One more newsletter peek for you. Have you joined up yet? Please do right here: https://angeliquelamour.com/25-questions   More real-life situations for your characters:   I was in the market yesterday and was standing … Read More

Listening to Learn a New Writing Technique

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  There are dozens of craft books that are excellent. They teach writing techniques to use to plot, to develop voice, and to develop characters. Check out this link if you want my character questions and more. https://angeliquelamour.com/25-questions My latest … Read More

Stuck On A Scene? Write Your Way Out!

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Stuck? We’ve all been there. The scene isn’t working and you know it. You are stuck on a scene and seeking a way out. You may know what needs to occur (like I did this week) but hate the way … Read More

Momentum

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  For the past two years I have been working with the word “Devotion.” You might remember this from here: https://angeliquelamour.com/a-year-of-devotion/ When 2020 rolled in I thought, “That’s a good word for right now. I think I will keep it for … Read More

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