writer problems #3 – meeting your characters

So, let's pretend you're a writer (or if you are one, just be you) - you've spent months developing characters and putting them in all kinds of fun (and not fun) situations.  You've spent so much time at that wooden table at your local coffee place that you glare at interlopers if they dare sit … Continue reading writer problems #3 – meeting your characters

Writer Problems #2 – questions

I ask a lot of questions. Dare I say it?  I may sometimes ask too many questions.  I am most at risk of asking too many questions if: I'm interested in the topic, the person is interesting, we have an excellent banter thing going on (then I might start asking ridiculous questions because I'm enjoying … Continue reading Writer Problems #2 – questions

Writer problems 

As writers, we encounter a lot of problems.  Probably the most talked about problem is when people ask us if we're still writing (which, I guess is a good conversation starter, but is kind of frustrating because the emphasis is usually on "still"). :p But there are lots of other ones like: #1. Fearing and … Continue reading Writer problems 

All Hallows’ Eve…of NaNoWriMo

Today, people will dress up in all kinds of costumes and go to parties and/or get free candy.  But writers... Well, writers embarking on the adventure known as NaNoWriMo will eye the clock, fingers will be poised over keyboards or over a well-loved notebook, waiting - Waiting for that month that embodies both a writer's … Continue reading All Hallows’ Eve…of NaNoWriMo

A to Z – Z!!! (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. Z is for Zoological  Okay, work with me on this one.  Z is for zoological, which I am using to discuss how/when authors give human traits to animals in books/tv/film...and … Continue reading A to Z – Z!!! (WR)

A to Z – Y (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. Y is for Youth  Many novels favor the young characters. My genre (romance) nearly specializes in young heroines, aged from about 18-26 years old.  Heroes of this genre, however, have … Continue reading A to Z – Y (WR)

A to Z – X (WR)

It’s April again and that means it’s time for the A to Z challenge and this year, my theme for the A to Z Challenge is characters and narrators. X is for (e)xtraterrestrials This one may be sneaky and not really an "x" word, but I'm running with it anyway. :p Aliens have been popping up in stories for quite some … Continue reading A to Z – X (WR)