Okay, so the picture is completely unrelated, but I found it on the NaNo page on Facebook and I think it perfectly sums up how it feels to be a writer. 567 more words
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My work-in-progress, Indomitable, has a lot of–well, everything.
Reaction: how it impacts the threatened town of Redford, Colorado (from Indivisible and Indelible) and involves the firefighters, police, politicians, and townspeople. 260 more words
I’m sure you’ve heard the age-old advice about acting and reacting; in fact, I’ve echoed that advice several times. Your good guys shouldn’t spend the entire book reacting— it makes them seem slow and apathetic, as if they’d lie in bed all day if there wasn’t a villain to trample their watermelon garden or blow up downtown. 1,058 more words
While, I was preparing to write At All Cost. I was drawn to reading Grace Livingston Hill’s romance novels. The key to GLH novels is that she never introduces a bevy of characters in the first few chapters. 252 more words