Writing is a process. A process of organizing ideas, trying out their fit for a story, and writing, editing, writing, you get my point. I must confess, when I started writing I don’t know where I would be without my
Have you ever thought about writing something dark? By dark I mean that the imagery and content may portray anger, a psychological unbalanced characters or tragedy. There may even be some bloodshed. Stephen King and Dean Koontz are two authors
Have you ever wondered how authors come up with ideas for stories? I have and it dawned on me one day as I took a look at my own writings and ideas. I write what I am familiar with.
#amwriting #mentors Mentors come in all shapes and sizes. I happen to have one that is the shape of a book. Actually, I have a few that are books. When I started writing I didn’t really have anyone to guide
#amwriting #scenes #ReadTSW Preparation to Write Every story has a scene. More than one for that matter. A good scene brings a story to life. When I write fiction, I use a systematic approach to developing each scene in the
#amwriting #inspiration You wouldn’t think you needed to find inspiration for something you love to do. Think again. Sometimes you have to hunt deep and wide, high and low to get just a little something that motivates you to do
#amwriting #Tuesday Introduction Right now, I am working to finish the third book in the Brady Boe series, S’mores. The story is going just fine. Brady Boe is still finding her voice and doing some pretty brave things. Sasha, her