Closing Down The Blog

  Hi everyone, it’s been a great 6 years of blogging, but it’s time to end the party. My advice to all writers regarding social media and blogging is that if you can’t post consistently with new content then it’s not worth it–and I’m taking my advice! I will leave it up so that you canContinue reading “Closing Down The Blog”

5 Year Blog-versary Round Up!

Wow, 5 years since this blog began! Thank you to the loyal readers and commenters for your engagement with my posts. I decided to do a round up of some of my top posts over the years. Craft: 30 Questions to Ask Your Main Character When You Start Comparing Yourself To Other Writers 7 Things WritersContinue reading “5 Year Blog-versary Round Up!”

3 Biggest Relationship Writing Mistakes

Most fiction has a romance of some sort. Historical, literary, suspense–most plots, even if they’re not a romance novel, have a romantic subplot at the minimum. And actually, most of this advice can be used for all sort of relationships between characters (mother/daughter, best friends, lovers). The interaction between your characters is what brings aContinue reading “3 Biggest Relationship Writing Mistakes”

What novelists can learn from Serial Podcast

Anyone else get into the Serial podcast these past few months? True crime, compelling storytelling, angle by angle each week–I was hooked! Serial is the most popular podcast in the history of the format, 5 million downloads and streams. So what makes it so powerful? Let’s unpack it. So what can novelists learn from the powerContinue reading “What novelists can learn from Serial Podcast”