8 Tips to Improve Dialogue
Dialogue is an integral part of any novel. Here are eight ways to upgrade your dialogue and avoid some newbie pitfalls.
Guest Post: Writing Romance
When writing romance, utilize the classic three act structure, broken into twelve beats to drive your story forward. Here’s how to do it.
Reading Challenge! Heck, Yeah!
Add a twist to your reading list and complete these fabulous reading challenges! It’s a new year and the perfect time for reading goals! I’ve set my Goodreads goal for this year. It’s only twenty-four books because I will devote most of my time to writing. Whether you want to read one book a month…
New Release—Picture This: Creative Writing Photo Prompts & Inspiration
I’m very excited to announce the pre-order release of PICTURE THIS: Creative Writing Photo Prompts & Inspiration (The digital cousin of Prompt Me). I’ve had tons of requests for color photo prompts, so this is for you—over 50 of them! Plus written prompts, fun facts, tips, and master lists. All for the bargain price of…
New Release: Prompt Me Reading Log & Analysis
This last school year I took on a new endeavor: homeschooling two elementary kids. Overall, it went really well, but there was one area of frustration. My kids hated answering lists of questions and didn’t always want to discuss the chapters they’d read. My solution? I wrote a book. Drawing on my two and a…
How To Calculate Reading Time
Have you noticed the growing number of articles that offer a reading time? Recently, I’ve even seen some people put a reading time on Facebook posts. You may have wondered about the easiest way to add a reading time to your blog posts and articles. Or, maybe not. Ha. If you did, here are the…
New Release! Prompt Me Romance
I’m super excited to announce the release of Prompt Me Romance. This creative writing workbook and journal is clean enough for teens but sophisticated enough for adults. Whether you are just starting out or have a string of published books, there is something in here for you. All new photo prompts, first person, third person,…