What a writer goes through

What a writer goes through

What a writer goes through

Ever wondered what a writer goes through? This is going to be a BSP sort of post, and yet, not. And it is a loooong post, just so you know. I hope you understand. Every author has moments of terror and then there are moments of utter thrilldom. I am a little on the fence about either one. I mean I have been semi-successful with my work. I have followers, fans of the podcast, and social media likers. When I check my Alexa ranking I am rocking the writing world, out-ranking some of my friends. And apparently, folks are interested

Continue Reading

How to Write: Sagging Middles

How to Write: Sagging Middles

So, how is it going? Have you gotten through the first one thousand words yet? Two thousand? Usually by this time, I know if a book is going to be finished or not (as a reader and as a writer). Some books start out strong and then about act two, something weird happens. It’s called the middle. No matter how hard we try, boring, inane activity, and sagging plots will hit us in the middle of a book. We sort of run out of steam, or if you are a pantser, you can’t see where the story is going and

Continue Reading

How to write: plot board defined

How to write: plot board defined

We’ve made the plot board, now let’s figure out how to use it… But first, did you enjoy the video on how to make a plot board? I have to say, I am not very video-able, but as a good friend told me, just be yourself. I think I accomplished that, if nothing else. And if you are late to this party, you can go here using this link to go back and read all the prior posts on how to write. Another of you commented and said, what do I do with this thing now? Good question! Sorry I

Continue Reading