Character Building. Don’t Be Afraid To Start Again

For a while, it feels as if I have been struggling to get my novel moving forward at a steady pace. In fact, I have been annoyed with almost every attempt I've made to get through the book's start. I had to sit back and figure out what was causing these foolish moments. They seemed …

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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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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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What’s Going On? Writing, Reading, and Drawing!

My blog, Writing My Career was created to mainly focus on how I'm bringing my novels to life. Sadly, all of my work has been progressing at a very slow pace these days. It's not always a good thing to be so slow but at least there has been progress, right? Today, I'll share a full …

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I’m Going To Call This A “Working-Break”

I have done a lot of studying to build the details for the mystery novel brewing in my mind. I am learning a lot so I can bring an entertaining story to life. I need to know the best way to reveal details about the victim, what makes my killer break, and the life of …

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News: Spreading The Want To Read Worked!

A couple months ago I shared some book news I read online about the very famous and highly loved, Emma Watson. Apparently, she was doing all she could to get people to read more. You can read what I wrote about her actions here. Her love for reading drove her to work hard and attempt to get …

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Using A Television Show To Get My Writing Right! Is That Wrong?

I have gone on and on with many posts about all the work I'm putting into getting my latest murder mystery out to the world. As the weeks have gone by with endless attempts to make my crime studies successful, I realized I was only failing to succeed. I haven't even started writing a single …

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Simple Ways To Get A Reader Hooked

Make It Real It's a very important task for an author to make their story and characters real. I can't expect to travel to London and meet the famous Sherlock Holems at 221B Baker Street, but I would like to believe it could be possible. It was placed in Sir Arthur Conan Doyle's hands to make …

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