writer’s craft

Book Review: 13 Steps to Evil/Writing Guide

13 Steps to Evil: How to Craft Superbad Villains                                    Author: Sacha Black Rating: 5 out of 5 Stars. Highly Recommended Reading. Genre: Non-Fiction/Writer’s Guide.   I must say, this book is deviously fun! I’m a lifelong… Read More ›

The Writing Trap

What’s the trap? Getting stuck in a rut… Writing the same story or character over and over and over again just because it “sells” or it’s “what my fans want” or “it’s all I’ve ever known.” As writers we need… Read More ›

Editing Tip #46

  First Impressions Pt.1 ~ Your book cover, your blurb, and your social media presence all make huge first impressions when it comes to enticing a reader to pick up your book and look inside. But what is going to… Read More ›

Editing Tip #36

The Wonderful World of Words, Pt.2: Dueling the Negative Prefix ~ As I mentioned previously, in Pt.1, there are certain words we use in casual conversation that are meant for, well, conversation only. Often what happens is an unsuspecting word… Read More ›