Most of us have done it. Most of us love doing it. Many of us relish talking about it, but please, please don’t ask us to write about it!
Yes, writing about sex can be one of the hardest, even embarrassing, things to do as a romance writer -- but it’s part of the job. Or is it, which brings me to my first point.
Three Things to Keep in Mind as a Romance Writer
1. What kind of romance are you writing? Is it…
I was reading this post on The Passive Voice (great self-publishing blog, by the way) about the recent changes to Amazon’s KU payout structure, when I ran across the following comment, which inspired this post.
What Is a Short Story, a Novella, a Novel?
Here are the limits one writer’s organization uses.
***Short Story: less than 7,500…Continue
If your characters are fully formed, they'll not only drive your plots -- sometimes like a runaway freight train! – they’ll take over and practically write the story for you. And this is why it's so important to spend time on character development.
One of the Best Pieces of Writing Advice I've Ever Read
First, a little context so you'll understand where I'm coming from. I've been a freelance writer since 1993, and a self-published author since 2002. I…Continue