Writing TIPS

Keep the Romance Alive–Cheat on your WIP.

My latest writing buddy tells it like it is. Focus. You’ve got to focus on what you want. The novel that needs writing. The heroine who needs fleshing out. The hero who must be so broken yet beautiful that, of course, you, the writer will tumble headlong in love. (Fan me, please. Yes, I'm that… Continue reading Keep the Romance Alive–Cheat on your WIP.

Holiday Musings

Happy Halloween. Now stop haunting yourself

What scares you? While the world preps for Halloween spookies--typically begun long before darkness descends--its time for writers to engage those spirits. The real ones that haunt us on a regular basis: fear, pride, taking on more candy than we can chew. Never letting that manuscript leave home so it'll stay safe from all the… Continue reading Happy Halloween. Now stop haunting yourself

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NaNoWriMo – DO IT!

Yes, we're talking another acronym. One that could change your life, writerly or not. A Bing search puts it out there: NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writing Month, which occurs in November each year. An example of NaNoWriMo is the time of the year when a young writer focuses on creating an entire novel within… Continue reading NaNoWriMo – DO IT!