One word: STREAMLINE Two years ago, I found out about the One Word trend, where you choose a word to be your focus for the coming year. I did not achieve my goal last year, for a variety of reasons, so this year, I’m hoping that I can accomplish a new one, and perhaps the …
If you have been around here on my blog for a while, you’ll know that I published my two fairy tale retelling novels almost a year ago, exclusively for Kindle. I had a bunch of -I think- rational reasons for not wanting to publish in hardcopy, but the people kept asking. So here’s the breakdown …
So, like with almost all of my blog posts this month, this one is CRAZY late. But it’s also good, because it gives me a chance to see if the damn thing works before I cast a net into the aether, and so far, it’s going well.
It’s been quite some time since my last blog post, and while I feel a little bad for setting my blog on the back burner, I’m heartened by knowing that the reason for my absence was due to a big event in my life.
Characters: the drivers of the plot and the people we get attached to. You can’t have a story without them, so how do you actually create a good believable character from nothing?
Well, we’re humming right along, aren’t we? April is finished, and with it, my fourth book of the year, bang on schedule. Last month, I read Touch the Dark, by Karen Chance, as recommended by a friend, for the April theme of ‘a borrowed book.’ Here’s how it went:
Editing is one of the most polarising aspects of writing. Some people love it, some people hate it; but we all have to do it. Here are some simple tricks to make every word count, especially when you have too many.
What programmes and apps I use to do what I do
My review of Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass
Ahh, Valentine’s Day, the holiday only some people can celebrate, while the rest of us pretend not to be bitter about it. One of the mainstays of Valentine’s Day, and indeed, romantic love as a whole, is the love letter. 💌