Novel Ideas: How I Conceive Them

There have been those who have asked me “How do you do it? Where do you get the ideas for your stories?” Some have assumed that my stories are based upon real events, taken directly from my life or that of others. Or  that I am using writing as the method for working out someContinue reading “Novel Ideas: How I Conceive Them”

Hook Your Reader – 5 Easy Tricks

How do you get your reader to want to read your story? You grab them by the throat! The first few lines should stimulate thought, invoke a mental image, intrigue them, offer something, make a promise and perpetuate the desire to know more. In other words, engage the reader – mind, body and soul! SimpleContinue reading “Hook Your Reader – 5 Easy Tricks”