The Demon’s Gift is a free novella set in the Willow Locke world.It’s been really cool to expand the world of the novel and write in a different style. It’s a gritty, noir story featuring a hard-boiled cop struggling to hold onto his sense of morality. I like writing short stories because it is fun… Continue reading The Demon’s Gift—a free book!
I use obliviate and obliviation all the time in my writing as the verb form of oblivion. After searching for these words on dictionary.com I now realize these words don’t actually exist. I should do the right thing and edit them out of my book, but I love them. is it ok to coin a… Continue reading wait this word doesn’t exist?
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Plottr is a simple program for planning a novel.If you join your local writing group, you will probably here authors talk about “pantsers” vs “plotters.” These terms mean that some people prefer to sit down and write by the seat of their pants and let the novel take them wherever it wants to go without… Continue reading you need plottr
I am working on my third novel in a series and it can feel like driving in a snowstorm with no headlights. I often don’t know where my characters are going but I have a vague idea of the final destination. I went through a period where I was obsessed with Joyce Carol Oates, and… Continue reading ideas on structure