For Indie Authors
Criticism as a Fiction Writer: How to Listen, Learn and Grow
No one is born a great fiction writer. It takes time, practice and a lot of hard work to hone your skills and create...
A Pantser and a Plotter Walk Into a Bar…And the Pantser Learns a Lesson
For months, that’s how I wrote my first book, and then my second book. Some days the words were like a thundering river, literally gushing onto the pages. Other days, it was more like a seasonal creek in the middle of a long drought. I was lucky if two coherent words trickled out. Mostly, I ended up just looking at a blank page. I didn’t know it at the time, but I was a Pantser.
Twist Villains: Hate them, love them, write them right.
Okay, so controversy in the writing world apparently means twists! Today, I want to address a character trope that's...