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I'm conflicted

I’ve just written a blog and I can’t publish it. I can’t even talk about the content. Which is a shame but I’m going to do it anyway. 108 more words


A Question of Viewpoint, or Whose Telling This Story Anyway?

I’ve been struggling for some time with the question of viewpoint because I feel that it’s the main way the author conveys the story he or she is trying to tell  the reader.   687 more words

Writer's Journey

NaNoWriMo Day #10 - Who Loves Ya?

Although my NaNo novel is not a romance per se, the romance is important. Because I’ve been having a bit of trouble determining the dynamics of the relationship, I decided to do a quick spread called the Love and Relationship Celtic Cross (modified.) It’s similar to the Celtic Cross spread but does not have as many cards. 696 more words


Meet My Character – A Blog Tour

My friend and critique partner, the talented Heidi Noroozy, invited me to participate in a Meet My Character Blog Tour, where we talk about a character in one of our books. 529 more words

Where’s The Man?

I am a screenwriter, and one of the most important things to me is the use of strong, daring, and above all, unique, female characters in my films. 488 more words


NaNoWriMo Prep #10 - Creating Conflicting Characters - Part 2

Drivers and Amiables

In yesterday’s post on personality types I talked about Analyticals and Expressive.

Today I’ll address Drivers and Amiables.

Drivers are goal-driven, independent, action-oriented, competitive, self-reliant, productive, strong-willed, industrious, controlling, firm, serious and like to take charge. 278 more words

Creative Writing

NaNoWriMo Prep # 7 - What's Your Character's Sign?

As I mentioned in a prior post, I don’t do astrological charts for my characters but as a rule I do know what sign they are. 568 more words