One of the things many authors and screenwriters struggle with is naming their characters. It is one of the first things I do with a story idea – often before I even write out my beats. 678 more words
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One thing I love about storytelling is the malleability. Rewriting my historical series has become an exercise in this. My intention was to spruce it up, minimize things like punctuated dialect, and bring it sophistication that comes from growing in the writing craft and simply living. 420 more words
One of the fun parts, but also one of the big challenges of writing a contemporary novel, is naming your characters. In my opinion, my rules if you like, the names must suit the characters, not constantly distract the reader due to being silly or having way too many syllables, and not be similar to the names of famous people. 428 more words
Welcome to Review Friday
Book Reviews from an Authors Perspective.
Everyone in our household reads, most of our books, we check out from the Inglewood branch of the Nashville Public Library System, Friday evening the night before our weekly trip I decided to see what they had new. 1,012 more words