Quick reminder, Saturday, March 8th is the last day of the 50% off sale of Hot Flashes.
Never let your fear decide your fate.
Every hero you write should have to kill their own heroes – literally or figuratively, dealer’s choice. The burden of the expectations of the hero’s mentors, parents, social class, or heroes can stifle the character and leave them unable to live up to the task at hand.
When you are telling a…
I love this picture!
So let’s break this down.
- Buy! Simple buy the books. Your independent booksellers (an endangered species that needs our support), on-line, big bookstore chains (another endangered species), the author’s website all can connect your to your favorite author’s books. Please buy! If your budget is tight, the library is acceptable. Then continue on with the rest of the steps.
A recent health scare had me contemplating the essence of the female character? What are the essential markers?
I love this flowchart from Overthinkingit.com
While convoluted, it shows us the multitude of character types attributed to the female character.
As an avid reader of science fiction and fantasy, not all the characters I come across are human. OR, what happens if there is an event that…
A couple of nights ago, I had dinner with a good friend of mine at a popular Italian restaurant. I was early and she was a bit late, so I had a chance to chat with my server – Vinny.
As a server, Vinny’s job is to talk to his customers and make their experience enjoyable. He did an excellent job. We ended up talking about writing in general, my writing, writing organizations (go James River…
anger is pointless
bumps in the road
soar or fall
no path untraveled
twinkle, flare, burst, flash
Miss you Dad (CEG 1939-2001)
Distractions and … Look a Squirrel!
The new year has begun and my grandiose plans for world domination have trickled to a stand still.…
Let’s talk book covers
Last year, James River Writers had the privilege of having graphic designer Chip Kiddspeaker at our…
I’ve been thinking a lot about my publishing choices. Why did I choose to self-publish? Would I do…