Category: Writer’s Blog

Brainstorm to Your Novel’s Success

Brainstorming is one of my most useful writing tools. It helps me find my stories within the jumble of ideas. Disjointed ideas fly through my brain at random times, like when I’m in the shower or just about to fall […]

My Way to Keep My Writing in Motion

Down at the train yard it takes five people to push an empty boxcar into motion. But once the car is in motion, it only takes one person to keep it moving. Writing seems to be that way when you’re […]

How would you dress your characters?

What do your characters look like? Physical features may explain your characters personality. If you plan to have your character as a roughhouse, put a scar on his face. That scar will have a story to tell. That scar is […]

Getting Your Readers Hooked with Your First Pages

How are you going to get your readers hooked after reading the first few pages of your story? Sharpen your writing skills by creating a great opening line that describes either the character’s situation or the setting that effects your […]

To Adverb or Not to Adverb

Adverbs creep into our stories. Your story can’t move along with vague words. You need to show your character or your plot settings with active words. Adverbs may be too vague to give your readers a clear view of what […]

Where am I?

I don’t know about you but I need to get a quick lay of the land when I begin to read a story. When your readers begin your story, you want them to become immersed in your story from the […]

Bird watching at 65 miles per hour

Yes, texting while driving can be dangerous to your health. If you don’t pay attention to the road, looked down at your cell phone, the best that would happen is that you land in the ditch. Distractions caused disasters. That […]