I loved Christmas when I was a kid, we had a huge fresh cut pine tree, decorated with a string of popcorn and cranberries, ornaments and underneath the tree was a big pile of presents. My grandmother did all the cooking and made everything from scratch. The smell of homemade pies, bread, turkey filled the [...]
Setting the scene A fight scene is supposed to be fast and tense, but there is little time once you’re in the thick of it for scene setting or explaining the layout of the environment. Every word spent outside of the action can kill the tension. At the same time, a badly described scene can [...]
No matter what kind of writer you are, we all experience a bad day now and then. Sometimes our muse goes on vacation and trying to write anything is like trying to cutting down a dead tree without an ax. But that's only one of the many things that can go wrong on a bad [...]
One key to writing a book that connects with readers is including characters they care about. Or hate. It can be characters they hate. Just as long as the readers want to follow from the first page to the last. Follow-worthy characters come from awesome descriptions, dialogue, goals you want to see them achieve, odds […] [...]
When was the last time, you sat down in a comfy chair with a cup of coffee and a good book for the sheer pleasure of it? Books are a vital part of our lives, they expand our knowledge, take us to places we've never been and delight our imagination. Books are the silent friends that [...]
Have you ever had a dream that was so vivid and rich with details, color, smells, that you felt like you'd actually been there? If so it's an experience you never forget.
We all want to be heard, acknowledged and valued for who we are and what we do. That's one of the reasons we talk to and spend time with our friends, co-workers and others who value our skills, abilities, and talents.
Nowadays, more writers are choosing to self publish instead of using a traditional publisher
What is it about a book, that make us to want to read them again and again? I believe its a combination of
One of the things I struggle with as a writer is a lack of inspiration. . .