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Monday Tropes: Hunters of the Supernatural

If there are non-human sentient beings, then there’s a good chance there are humans more than willing to hunt them down and kill them. This could either be for fun, revenge, or because it’s what’s “right,” but chances are that no matter the natural morality of the non-humans, there are people who want to kill them. 249 more words

Creative Writing

Figuring Out Your Story's Turning Points

by Jenny Hansen

One of my favorite speakers on writing is Jennifer Crusie. For some reason, she makes sense to me…as if she has an expressway dug directly into my writing mind. 638 more words

Writers In The Storm

blondeusk reblogged this on Blondewritemore and commented:

Very useful article alert!

One To Tell The Grandkids Available for Purchase

It’s here!

My new novel, One To Tell The Grandkids by Kristina M. Sanchez is available for Kindle on Amazon. It’s a full length novel available for $2.99. 50 more words


Better to risk wrecking your entire story than playing safe.

Finished the first draft of my new novel “Zahorski’s War”.  I feel like a friend has moved away.  I really enjoy the protagonist–his toughness, his stupidity, his honesty.   153 more words


Why write a novel?

Javier Marías’ recent Threepenny Review post, ‘Seven Reasons Not to Write Novels and Only One Reason to Write Them,’ arrived in my Feedly list just as I was about to embark on the fourth major redraft of my novel. 560 more words


Guest Post: Writing a Novel with your Left Brain vs. Right Brain

I’m a pretty solid left-brainer. I’m organized. Not to a compulsive degree, but close enough. I like things in the right places, dishes in the dishwasher, papers filed, pillows fluffed. 412 more words