Creating characters goes way beyond just knowing what they look like! Read on to find some tips and tricks to help creating the most authentic characters for your story.
Over the last few weeks, I’ve been busier than ever with fiction and audio editing, courses, prepping and hosting #MoodPitch, and just so.many.things. So in this post, I’m going to showcase the lovely authors I’ve had the pleasure of chatting with lately!
Catch up on some basic guidelines for the upcoming #MoodPitch Twitter pitch event, then tune in to the podcast to also hear my interview with horror writer H.S. Dilazak!
Find out why you should have an author website (even before you publish anything) and what to put on it. Then catch my interview with debut thriller author Becca Day!
Flash fiction is such a fun way to explore and experiment in your writing. If you haven’t tried writing it, I highly recommend it! Read on to learn more about it, and listen to the podcast episode where I chat with Tommy Dean, author and editor of superb flash fiction!
Taking the high road in social media involves ignoring rude comments and people, some behind-the-screen eye rolling, and walking away. But it’s worth it to maintain your professional image. Your posts and your responses can say a lot about you, so always be careful about what you choose to publicly say.
Rejections: how to deal with them and keep your goals in site.
Let’s talk a bit about story prompts. This is something that gets brought up in today’s author interview, so I just want to quickly go over a few things. But first, think about where you’re at with your current project. Are you writing a novel? What are you struggling with? One of the things IContinue reading “Story Prompts—Why You Should Use Them”
Listen to this podcast episode and author interview here! Something I hear a lot about when talking with other writers is there seems to be a similar fear of social media at first. I’m not sure if it’s just certain age groups who aren’t used to using different sites like Twitter, Instagram, Tik Tok, etc.Continue reading “Using Social Media as a Tool—The RIGHT Way”
So, when you’re sitting down with a fresh notebook and brand-new pen, or you open your laptop and start a new blank document, and you’re going to get in there and write down all your ideas and formulate some sort of plot and a bunch of characters, what do you write? When you come upContinue reading “Writing the Book You Want to Write”