Real Life Needs To Happen To Your Characters

Can you imagine what it would be like living in a perfect world? You wouldn't get sick. You wouldn't have to go to school. You wouldn't be forced to work. You would fall in love with the perfect match. You would learn all the things you want to learn. And you would experience a peaceful …

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You Need To Go Beyond The Basics Of Who, What, Where, When, Why, How

Whenever you start writing your story, you know you have to address the basic questions all readers ask when they pick up your novel. Who are the main characters? What events are going to take place? Where does your story take place? When do things happen? Why are these events occuring? How do these things …

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You Should Write What YOU Want To Write

Pinterest is a great site to look for almost any image you want to see. But it is very easy to allow yourself to get lost inside the many images you might find. Yesterday, while I was pulled away from getting any work done, I found a new quote that made me smile.  After I …

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Brand New Season To Remember My Starting Goals, Same Old Me Trying To Slack Off!

How was your first day of spring? Did you get to spend time in the sunshine or are you still battling the snowy weather? Thankfully, the weather is nice in my southern state and I have been able to take my work to my back porch a few times. I love sitting outside when I …

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The Feelings Only A Bookstore Could Provide

This past weekend, I decided I wanted to take a trip with my husband to the mall so we could get out of the house and walk around. It was nice to jump on the free time we found and get out of our usual routine. While we walked through the mall, we simply looked …

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New Ideas Shouldn’t Erase Your Old Plans

I felt it was easy to start writing out chapter one for my latest murder novel because I thought I had the plans figured out. The story was going to start with a couple of parents unsettled with the murder of their son. This was relatively easy to write. You could imagine how any parent …

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Your Characters Are A Key Factor For Your Novel

The idea for Curse Under The Moon popped into my head way back in middle school. I was still young so the idea was developed through the mindset of a young girl. We're talking high school romance, one true love, happiness, and all the positives I wanted in my own life. I started building my characters right …

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Pros & Cons To Working At Home

I have been sharing some of my experiences as I take on the new, old, known, and unknown steps to being a self-publishing author working at home. Most days, it's usually pretty simple to get the steps I've thought up for my day completed. Even with the simplicity, there are challenges that limit me from …

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