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

Kill Your Darlings!

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How to hurt a character without hurting yourself   Honestly, I have no idea how to do this. It hurts if you are involved with your characters, and since I also have years of training and performance as an actress, … 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

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

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