6 Tips For Adding Tension

Have you ever read a book you couldn’t put it down? A story where you couldn’t flip the page fast enough, or wait to dive back into its chapters, resenting all life distractions until you can read “The End”? While novels like this are no doubt filled with worlds you connect with, terrific or terrifying... Continue Reading →

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7 Dialogue Downers

One of the ironic twists of being a writer who works alone at a desk making up imaginary things is writing dialogue. You know, a conversation between two or more people when it’s rare you’ve spoken to another person, out loud, about anything interesting for days at a time. While your real life skills may... Continue Reading →

Let’s Connect: Writers Tag

This week I'm taking a creative break from my current draft, which has given me time to work on my blogs (my regular post will be up tomorrow) and to finally jump on board with the Writers Tag started by Lorraine Ambers and Ari Meghlen. I've never participated in one of these before, but couldn't resist... Continue Reading →

Invoking The Five Senses

When it comes to writing, the deeper the connection you can make with the reader, the better off your book will be. I’ve talked about this in the last two blogs posts (How To Write In Deep POV and How To Master Show, Don’t Tell, for those playing at home), and how using these writing... Continue Reading →

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