I Want To Hear From You


I’m back! Some of you know that I took time off from writing to help my husband through a very difficult time. However, I think it’s time to jump back into the thick of things. The itch to write is becoming too great to ignore. I’ve got some ideas floating around on what to talkContinue reading “I Want To Hear From You”

How to Write a Villain That Readers Will Love to Hate


Every story has a villain. While most stories have villains that are generic and somewhat boring others have villains that are creepy and leave you feeling freaked out. The best type of villain, in my opinion, are the ones where you aren’t quite sure if the character is truly a villain or just misunderstood or theContinue reading “How to Write a Villain That Readers Will Love to Hate”

How To Write The Perfect Curve Loving Hero


The perfect curve loving hero is not a unicorn. He actually exists, to a certain degree, in real life. (I say to a certain degree because no one is truly perfect.) If this is true why is it so hard to write one? Because writing is just plain hard. Well, it is. It’s not easy,Continue reading “How To Write The Perfect Curve Loving Hero”

Your Formatting, Word Counts and Page Length Questions Answered


If you’re new to the submitting process you might be racking your brain right about now on how to properly format your fiction manuscript. No doubt you’ve done a quick Google search and found a few examples or read a few books that talked about it and found that they all have slightly different thingsContinue reading “Your Formatting, Word Counts and Page Length Questions Answered”

Classes, Conferences, Conventions, Retreats and Workshops…Oh My!


The number 1 rule to writing well is to write often. Sometimes it’s hard to find the time to write often in our daily lives. So what do we do when we can’t find the time to write but desperately need to? We hide ourselves away in a writer’s retreat. What’s a writers retreat? WritingContinue reading “Classes, Conferences, Conventions, Retreats and Workshops…Oh My!”

19 Fiction and Romance Writing Contests for 2015


There is nothing like a writing contest to either give you confidence to move on with your writing or give you doubts!  A writing contest, done right, will not only give you valuable feedback on what you are working on but will also give you the kind of exposure necessary to get your foot in theContinue reading “19 Fiction and Romance Writing Contests for 2015”