Optimist or Pessimist? A #NaNoWriMo Question

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Optimism or pessimism: which drives your character? I have always been an optimist. Even in the most difficult of times, loss of my father, my dog, my health, I have always looked toward the light. I have searched for the … 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

5 Tips for Shaking Up Your ReWrite World

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Are you working on a rewrite? As I begin working in earnest on my next rewrite I have done a few things to set me on the right track. I wrote last week about my new enchantment with plottr. You … 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

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