Use your character’s senses

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My latest character question comes from Hobbes first visit to the beach. The Pacific Ocean is anything but pacific off the coast of Malibu. Often rough, usually freezing cold until late in the summer and even then it is still … 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

Can You Fail #NaNoWriMo?

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Can we just chat for a minute? If you have followed me for a bit you know that I don’t believe in writer’s block. I seem to suffer from the other side of the equation. I have too many ideas! … Read More

4 Tips to Free Your Writing

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I don’t believe in writer’s block. But I did get stuck this week.  I am writing a middle grade book. This book is for a 9-12 year old reader who could be as young as 6 or 7 or as … Read More

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