Category Archives: Tuesday Morning Ramblings

How To Write A Terrifying Villain.

As readers, we want our villains to be scary, horrific, and unstoppable. At least I do. So how as a writer do you go about creating that iconic villain that has your readers turning on the lights and checking behind … Continue reading

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How To Write An Addiction Into Your Story.

Unless you are a counselor or have personal experience with addiction, writing a character with an addiction requires some research. Which questions should you ask yourself and what aspects of addiction do you need to focus on? The article below … Continue reading

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How Not To Begin Your Novel.

A bad start to your story can be devastating for your book. What are the top no-nos to avoid when trying to entice your readers to delve into your book? The list below will keep you on the right track … Continue reading

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How To Insert A Theme Throughout Your Book.

Themes are the glue that binds every other aspect of your story together. They’re the overall experience your readers will feel. The handle of the blade that is your, the writers, central message. If asked, could you pinpoint the theme/s … Continue reading

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How To Write Traumatic Effects Into Your Story.

If you’re writing a traumatic experience into the backstory of your character, how will you show how it affects your character in the present? Do you know the signs and symptoms of recalling a past traumatic experience and how they … Continue reading

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How To Create Depth In Your Writing.

Are you looking for an easy way to add more depth to your writing? Do you sometimes feel as if your words are a little flat on the page? The article below will walk you through a quick and easy … Continue reading

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Flash Fiction: What Doesn’t Sell

So you’re wondering if your new piece of flash fiction has what it takes to get published. I’ve talked in the past about what to write. Well, today I’m sharing a video on what stories don’t sell. The vlog below … Continue reading

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