https://youtu.be/Z5_wAg50RSc In the fall of 2017 I joined a small group of independent authors who had a goal in mind. They wanted to have a joint blog to share their message and promote their books. When I joined the site was nearing 100,000 views now they are approaching 250,000 and reach the top of Google's … Continue reading Blogging Together
Image by Comfreak on Pixabay Creating a believable world in your book can be more challenging for some authors than others. Genre, setting, and time period have the largest influence on the world you are building. Typically, books set in the real world in modern times are the easiest to write. However, research is key … Continue reading Building Believable Worlds
When I started writing over 20 years ago I never thought writing would be a struggle for me. At least not when it came to knowing what to write about. Writing for me was a stress relief. It was my escape from reality where no one could bother me and I was completely in control. … Continue reading Out of Steam
Wondering where I was? If you don't follow my Instagram or Facebook or simply want more details on where I've been the last several months I've spelled it all out for you. With 2018 over I have plans to start fresh.
Have you wondered where I've been lately? Maybe you have and that's great. I love to hear it. Maybe you haven't and that's ok too. Although I am crying a bit into my wine glass. Seriously though I have fallen behind on my posts here on my blog. It's not that I've stopped blogging its … Continue reading Disappearing Blogger
Writing the perfect villain can be a challenging to some authors. Its all about what kind of tone you want to create with the character. Do you want an absolute overlord that your readers abhor or more of anti-villain that they can sympathise with. In my next blog post in my tips on writing series … Continue reading creating villians
If your an aspiring author trying to make it on your own writing that first novel can seem like an overwhelming task. While For Their Sins wasn't my first novel it was the first one to be picked up by a publisher. Receiving that email that said, 'yes we're interested,' was like Christmas. To spread … Continue reading Creating an Urban Fantasy World
In case you missed the interview with Blake McIntyre this morning the transcript is below. Many thanks to her for participating in our author interview series. Rebecca: We have a lot of wonderful people associated with the music industry here today. Thank you so much for being early risers and appearing on our program this … Continue reading A Character Interview with Blake McIntyre by Grace Augustine
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You can imagine all the twists and turns in a long adventure. Here are a few tips that will help anyone hoping to tackle a project like this.