The first step toward creating real and relatable characters for your fiction.
Getting some of the myths about novel writing out of the way. How much can you earn? Do characters really tell you what to write?
So, I’m toying with writing a nonfiction book. For the sole purpose of making money, of course. I know… right? We writers and other artists are supposed to be focused on ‘the art.’ But, that’s bullshit. Anyway, in order to write a series of books, it has to be a subject I’m at least tangentially … Continue reading Thinking About Writing Non-Fiction
Now that the scifi debacle is over, I can get back to this romance thingy. This is why I didn't give myself a timeline--I have roughly ten projects going on at any given time and I find it hard to concentr SQUIRREL! Okay, where was I? Initially, I was thinking of having both characters play … Continue reading 4: Romance and protagonists
Rookie Self-Publishing Mistake I would like for you all to meet someone. His name is Barin and he and a few other people have been living in my head for a couple of years now. It almost never takes me that long to write a book. Well, not quite true. My first one took 35 … Continue reading Publishing too Soon
What I know so far I love Scrivener... even though I am having a little trouble learning how to make Version 3 do what I loved about Version 2. (That reminds me, I need to email them. Once I hear back, I'll put up a tutorial.) But, there are a few places where I think … Continue reading 3: Creating Characters
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