I have finally come to truly understand a piece of writing advice I have heard so many times I can’t even count: Make your characters want something.
I’m so excited for the 2017 Pasadena Festival of Women Authors this Saturday. I’m like a little kid waiting for Christmas.
In our new home, I have my own space to call my writer’s office. I’ve decorated it and made it comfortable. Here’s why you should too.
To write stunning prose in truly new and surprising ways, we must know the basic tools of the trade and practice using them until they are second nature.
The synopsis might be one of the most underrated writing tools that we, as writers, have at our disposal. Forget the agent, and write one for yourself.
As writers, we know the old rule “show don’t tell.” Here’s an easy test to help you spot the sentences in your prose that tell when they should show.