Writing Deep

  It’s been a while since I’ve written a post on an aspect of writing craft, but as I’m beginning to do more editing for my new job as a book coach, I’m coming across writing that could have done with a little more craft. The piece I’m working on right now is a...

The Deeper Why

  As you all know, I’ve been taking a book coaching course with a company called Author Accelerator. It’s been fantastic! This dog has learned some new tricks! lol! I love learning new ways of looking at writing, at craft, at editing. One thing that...

Why I write… why do you?

I think an apology, or at least an explanation is in order here. Two weeks ago, I wrote a blog giving you advice on how to write through to the end—tldr: Using story structure and character development (goal, motivation, and conflict) you can be sure to not lose that...

Using Your Setting Well

I’m awful at writing description. It’s one aspect of my writing craft that I’ve been actively working on for the past few years because I know how important description and setting is in a story. I read other people’s books and marvel at how they not only describe a...

POV for all

A few weeks ago Amazon made me an offer I couldn’t refuse—three months of Kindle Unlimited for $1. I’m not a big fan of Kindle Unlimited because I believe that Amazon has too much market share already and I don’t like that books have to be exclusive to Amazon to be...