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
Many authors love to tease their friends saying "be careful, or you'll end up in my novel" while true this isn't always a bad thing. I have friends begging to be warriors, mages, or even a villain in my books. They want to know what kind of character I'd make them. I have an ex-roommate … Continue reading Creating Believable Characters
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
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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.
I just finished editing my newest set of books and I am so excited to share them with you. To give you an idea of what I've been working on I thought I would post a couple of excerpts. These are from books 1 and 2. I hope you enjoy.
This is an update on the blog from last week. It focuses on Amazon ads and my experiences with them.
I published in January with no clue what I was doing, especially about marketing. Now between a full time job being a mom and continuing to write I have to learn as I go. Here are a few things I figured out along the way and a few things I'm still discovering.
Have you ever wondered how to get started on your writing career? First of all you have to write. This post will give you some tips and insights on the best way to go about that seemingly daunting task.