Do you ever get a book idea in your head but don’t know where it’s going? Do you find that you have a saggy middle?
Baking a 7 layer cake is like writing a story. You have so many tempting and tasty choices to make, and each new layer builds
Recently, I baked banana cookies. I was doing a series of posts on holiday recipes because my book, A Witch’s Kitchen, was #10 or 14
I recently attended a reading by Daniel Jose Older and Zoraida Cordova at which they both talked about their first novels. Older revealed that actually Shadowshaper
This pantser has gone plotter, and for one particular reason: Speed. My first attempt at a novel took me two years. I wrote it by
By Almitra Clay As I have rewritten the manuscript of my novel, I’ve had a mental picture of myself: I’m a mechanic leaning so deep
I found SAVE THE CAT! The Last Book on Screenwriting That You’ll Ever Need through a novelist’s blog. I was scouring the internet for help
While reading John Green’s Looking for Alaska recently, I was surprised by the shape of the story. It reminded me of other authors who have