Writing Plans: 4 Ways To Keep Your Writing on Track

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SCBWI weekend is over and my head is full of ideas! One of the great takeaways from this event was from Jem Chambers-Black from Andrea Brown Literary Agency. She gave a wonderful talk, and in it described what she asks … Read More

What happens When You Write? A #NaNoWriMo question

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What happens when you write?   What really happens for you psychologically, emotionally, spiritually when you write? This may seem an odd question, but I find that the days I work on my book are days that feel easier. I … Read More

#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

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