How Not to Write a Novel: 7 Things That Will Doom Your Novel

I’m currently plotting/researching my fifth novel and my first in about four years, so it might as well be my debut. 😛 I happened to see this article in my email today and had to share! You can doom your debut from the start with these 7 (tongue-in-cheek) strategies for flailing, and failing—or, you canContinue reading “How Not to Write a Novel: 7 Things That Will Doom Your Novel”

Guest Post: Evolution of a Story by Cheryl Headford

Inspiration for stories come from all kinds of places, and sometimes it takes me on some strange journeys. My chains of thought are often…interesting, and it was certainly the case with Project X. It all started with a train journey to work. On the train, I was pondering a conversation two boys were having aboutContinue reading “Guest Post: Evolution of a Story by Cheryl Headford”

Learn 5 Types of Character Arc at a Glance: The 3 Negative Arcs (Part 2 of 2) – Helping Writers Become Authors

Writing a tragedy or dark story? Here’s a beat-by-beat look at the three Negative Arcs–the Disillusionment Arc, the Fall Arc, and the Corruption Arc. Source: Learn 5 Types of Character Arc at a Glance: The 3 Negative Arcs (Part 2 of 2) – Helping Writers Become Authors

How to Make Your Plot a Powerful Thematic Metaphor – Helping Writers Become Authors

  To discover what thematic metaphor your plot is offering from amid its characters’ entertaining adventures, all you have to do is ask the right questions. Source: How to Make Your Plot a Powerful Thematic Metaphor – Helping Writers Become Authors

Featured Guest: Seelie Kay, Author of CULT (Feisty Lawyers Book 3)

Release Date: May 17, 2019 Publisher: Extasy Books Romantic Suspense, three flames An Interview with Seelie Kay: Q. Why do you write romance? Because I am fascinated by the games people play to find and secure a lasting relationship, which is not always love. There’s the chase, the courtship, the falling, the surrender. That’s whatContinue reading “Featured Guest: Seelie Kay, Author of CULT (Feisty Lawyers Book 3)”