Love ’em, Hate ’em, or Eh, I can Leave ’em

No, I'm not talking about past relationships, though some of the guys I've dated wind up in my books. I'm sure you have done the same. I'm talking about characters in our books. Or any books for that matter. However, as authors/writers, we think of our own characters first. When plotting the characters for our books,… Continue reading Love ’em, Hate ’em, or Eh, I can Leave ’em

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Great Fiction vs So-so

Late last year, as I struggled with my own writing, I asked a man I am intimate with to explain the creative techniques he develops. He stated, "What I do is much like fiction writing. I create a character, a plot, suspense; add a twist or turn, and end with a surprise plus pleasure. I… Continue reading Great Fiction vs So-so