We pull our characters from a myriad of situations. Sometimes we stitch them together like Frankenstein’s monster – a little from one person, something else from another until a character emerges. Other times we combine two or three people we know really well, into one.
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In the spirit of NaNo past I wanted to focus this month’s article on “how to take it with you.” For those of you who don’t know, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writer’s Month where the challenge is to write 50,000 words in the month of November. If you haven’t done it before I suggest you do!
I’m no expert but I do know that when you write a book and/or character, a lot of research has to go into it to make it believable.
The month before last I spent 10 days in Texas. Ten glorious days. Before I left I was in a funk, a funk so deep that I could not seem to pull myself out of it.
When I first wanted to learn Scrivener, I blocked off about 4 hours to pour over the tutorial, and figure out how I wanted to use the powerful writing tool. I did finally figure...
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Chloe Adler as she shares with us “Planning a Series to Launch – Indy Self Publishing – One Author’s Plan!” Enjoy!
As writers we may be sitting too much. We know there are options but we can’t quite make the leap. We hear about standing and writing but can’t afford a standing desk. We hear about the great standing treadmill. The balance board. They all sound fantastic but we either 1. Can’t get ourselves off the couch or 2. Look at the daunting price tags for every item or the space they would take up in our tiny house.
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Chloe Adler as she shares with us “Launching as a First Time / Debut Author.” Enjoy!
There are blogs, books, software and even podcasts all discussing productivity. So why am I adding to the massive amounts of information that’s already out there?
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Chloe Adler as she shares with us “The Editing Process. Finding What Works for You?” Enjoy!
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Chloe Adler as she shares with us “Write “Who You Know” – Turning Real-Life Meanies into your Book’s Antagonists” Enjoy!