Part 2 : Joy of Flaws, Flaws, Flaws Hello Friends, Welcome to Part 2 of Writing: Character “It” Factor. This is where we take the proverbial ‘fine tooth comb’ to our characters. In Part 1, I talked about focusing more on the psychological persona of your character, rather than physical attributes. If you missed Part... Continue Reading →
Indie Authors and ‘THAT Book’!
At one time, or another, chances are an author has written a book, or two, of which they are not wholly satisfied. Likely, it is one earlier in their career. Whether it was independently published, or not, this book is languishing somewhere. In a locked drawer, or hovering in a dark and distant corner of... Continue Reading →
According to Psycology Today: Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back at least as strong as before. Rather than letting difficulties or failure overcome them and drain their resolve, they find a way to rise. Psychologists have identified some of the factors that make... Continue Reading →
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! Simple... Continue Reading →