Carol Megge provides us an interesting perspective into what Samuel Johnson has taught her about writing. Based on ideas presented by Mr. Johnson, Carol has discovered our own fictional heroes, heroines and villains have weaknesses and flaws they must conquer, or at least realize, in order to change. In romances these changes ensure an HEA ending. This blog promises to stir your own thoughts about conquering weaknesses.
Today, Michael Ditchfield gives us his perspective on the use of dialogue tags. Join us as Michael discusses how not to overuse those two pesky words, “said” and “asked”.
When do you find time to write? How do you come up with ideas for your stories? Whatever writing challenges you face, Loretta Rogers gives us the encouragement to keep going and never give up.
The Butt Glue strikes again! Linda Tillis finds herself in a Butt Glue induced fantasy that fills her head with new and thrilling ideas for her next manuscript. Think it can’t happen to you? Accept the Butt Glue challenge and find out for yourself.
Casey Cook has a warning for anyone who thinks that applying Butt Glue is a joke. Her experience with Butt Glue illustrates how this glue not only inspires a writer to write, it can be a bully! Heed the spirit of the Butt Glue… you might not be able to stop writing once it’s applied.
Jennifer Taylor dishes on the details of writing deadlines. Glamorous or pure torture? With her usual wit and style, Jennifer tells all. Enjoy.
This week’s Boogie Writes is definitely not Gluten Free. Jennifer Taylor mixes her love of bread and writing, serving us a new perspective on how both of these elements combine to create something wonderful. Enjoy!
Jennifer Taylor shares a personal experience on how a writer’s life can be thrown into chaos just by the ringing of the telephone. How do you handle the family crisis that impacts your ability to stay on schedule? Jennifer welcomes your perspective on circumstances that have caused you to adjust your daily writing life.
For the next few weeks, Loretta Rogers will provide us with the basic principles for writing genre fiction. While there is no step-by-step formula for writing each genre, Loretta suggests that the best way to learn how to write your genre of choice is to read as much as possible in that particular genre.
Blogging is important to create public visibility and to maintain a landing page for your books. Flossie provides us with seven tips on how to make our blog posts stand out in a crowd.