If you’ve been curious about Kindle Vella serials, now through October 11th is your chance to unlock, for free, these awesome Vella serials. Each of these serials presents exceptional worldbuilding and lengthy and indulgent episodes,…
If you’re like me, you’ve wondered if Vella is a good use of your time, writing, and marketing resources. The short answer: Maybe. The longer answer: Possibly, if you have a marketing platform already. And…
From now until April 23 at midnight (Mountain Time) I’ll take the first chapters of 5 Young Adult novels and offer some free critique and feedback.
I am picking a side. The side of voice. Voice and vote matter, and any person who serves to undermine another person’s right to share in the governing of their country — well, that’s an arch nemesis of epic proportions
However, the real artistic integrity behind Save the Cat! is that it espouses character over plot, arguing that the structure of a story is woven through a successful combination of both character development and the timely plotting of events that resonate with said development.
Now the storm hits. You’ve got to include numerous characters without confusing the reader. Suddenly, you’re knee-deep in speech tags, waves sloshing over the bow, and trying to bail.
Just don’t, if you decide to step into the world of self-publishing, don’t let yourself think for a minute you aren’t good enough. Gaining agency in your life is healthy and brave.
As a writer, you’re probably like me– you’d rather do your taxes, clean the sink traps, gutters, and even your friends’ sink traps and gutters, and then do your backtaxes (not based on a real incident), than begin querying.
A cross between magical realism, historical fiction, and a Raymond Chandler novel, Charlotte and the Demons has a noir feel while showcasing Eason’s seemingly effortless capacity for surprise and wit.
Sidekick Wanted. No experience necessary. This sounds like the perfect side hustle for a financially challenged bicycle courier like me. Besides, who doesn’t want to be a hero?
How do you keep your series authentic and relevant when large scale current events change how readers interact with your worldbuilding?
Now get going! The only way to be a writer is to write!