Buckle-up, Buttercup, this ride has a lot of ups and downs! It crossed my mind that thoughts of becoming a writer are similar to the butterflies we got as kids whenever the carnival came to town. Let me set the mood... Excitement arises with flashy flyers and buzzing gossip - someone glimpsed the intriguing caravan... Continue Reading →
10 Villain (Antagonist) Traits Writers Should Avoid
Writers should create villains who give the hero a true challenge, but often villains fall flat.
5 Rules (Suggestions) for Writing Badass Villains
if you want to write a story readers will remember, you're going to need a badass. No, not a badass hero, that's a given. You need a badass VILLAIN!
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 →