One thing I love doing before writing a story is creating storyboards for my characters. It allows me to get a real feel for them, like they’re coming alive (and not just in my head). If you’re struggling AT ALL with developing your characters – I wholeheartedly recommend doing this. Even if you don’t create storyboards,… Continue reading Character Storyboards
Hi Y’all! So since I can sometimes be a bit of a space cadet, I forgot to mention that I had a short story published at Daily Science Fiction. It’s called Better Than Bones and Dust and you can check it out HERE. It’s SUPER short so it won’t take long to read at all.… Continue reading Better Than Bones and Dust
Sometimes you have a vision of a character in your head. It’s so clear. You can see them exact, but you might have just a wee bit of trouble translating what you see onto the page. Or perhaps your character is a blank slate. You know their story arc – their history, but you’re not… Continue reading Writing Hair and Eye Color
Snoopy! Ah, Snoopy…that loveable cartoon dog with the personality of an eccentric grandfather. I love him. And what I love most about him is his dream and desire to be a writer. He has a dream! He never gives up! He receives rejection letter after rejection letter! He suffers from writers block! He doubts himself! HE… Continue reading Snoopy Inspiration for Writers
I must admit the habits of writers is something that fascinates me. I’m always looking for things I do similar to the greats – and many, many things I do differently. So, this little dog owning, night writer, who prefers tea over coffee and writes at a, sadly, relatively slow pace found this chart created by visualistan.com humors… Continue reading Habits of Famous Writers – What do you know, I like dogs too!