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 →
Does Your Story Have The ‘IT’ Factor?
Two undeniable facts about story: 1) Readers love a good story, whether it is a short story, novella, stand-alone novel, or a multi-book series. We want to dive into stories that take us to exciting places and time periods we have never experienced, such as: Space, the wild west, ancient Greece, Rome, Alaska. We want... 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 →
Motivational Monday Hello Friends, Welcome to Monday - hoorah! Wait, are those 'boos' I hear? The Monday blues, maybe? Do not despair, I come with good cheer! I love Mondays and you can, too. Monday, in general, gets a bad wrap. It is the first day of the week, symbolizing the return from our days... Continue Reading →