Book Blurb Butchering. Writing a novel is hard... writing the perfect blurb, impossible. At any rate, here's the latest incarnation of the blurb for KILL ME, releasing very soon!
So I don't mean, literally. I'm too homely to make myself bald. Unfortunately I don't have the eight-foot, stick-thin model personae to pull that off. Plus, I get cold easily. No way could I walk around all bare-headed. But I digress. So why, you may ask, am I stressed? Because it's that time of year … Continue reading Tearing My Hair Out
Often while toiling away in my daily life, whether I'm at work designing custom art for industry musicians or knee-deep in a pile of dirty laundry, I'm struck by a flash of sudden story inspiration. SSI for you folks who like to abbreviate everything. (No that's not my head. I do many things to my … Continue reading Writing Prompt #1
So it's already day 5 of NaNoWriMo and I've only managed a couple of hundred words on this year's project. I should be at least 8,000 words into the blasted thing by now. Sigh. So what's the hold-up you say? Okay, so maybe you didn't say, but I'm going to tell you anyway. In list … Continue reading Oh, NaNo Muse, Where Fore Art Thou?
The time is near for writers everywhere (or wanna-be's) to cast off their daily responsibilities, shun family and friends, and do the unthinkable- write a complete novel in just 30 days. Not possible, you say? Of course it is, and thousands of writers prove it every November! What is this organized chaos I speak … Continue reading It’s Almost Time For NaNoWriMo!
Today I'd like to introduce a fabulous writer I'm sure we'll be seeing more of as she releases further books in her series-- Jolea M. Harrison. Give her a warm welcome, why don't cha! (And by all means, pop on over to her site or check out her book when you're done getting to know … Continue reading Meet Indie Author Jolea M. Harrison
There are several ways to establish a connection with the reader to ensure they will read on, the easiest is by having interesting, believable characters. When writing fiction, creating believable characters is one of the best things that you can do to ensure that your story will be read and treasured. A great fictional character … Continue reading Creating Believable Characters in Fiction