Romance Writing

Working Writer Tip: Going For The Jugular

In an online writers' group, I joined a recent thread about writing in first person.  The majority of responses were reasons not to write in the first person or reasons why some people don't read novels written in the first person.  Then there was me.  I replied that over time I've segued into almost always… Continue reading Working Writer Tip: Going For The Jugular

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Working Writer Tip: The Worst Book You Ever Read

It's been the week from hell. Two ER visits complete with follow-up doctor visits, medication, etc, the car needed semi-major repairs, we purchased a dehumidifier because the air conditioners aren't keeping up, and the list goes on... and on. Which got me to thinking about other less than wonderful situations. One that must be included… Continue reading Working Writer Tip: The Worst Book You Ever Read

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Working Writer Tip: Tagging Plus

Last week's post got me thinking about other tips for writers. I wish I could give you the name of the author or the book that changed the way I wrote but it was so long ago that I can't recall either. What I do remember is that I was reading an interesting book and,… Continue reading Working Writer Tip: Tagging Plus

Romance Writing

Working Writer Tip: The Rule of Three

When I started writing for a living, I knew next to nothing. Okay, I'll be honest. I knew nothing at all. But I learned. I read and attended workshops and took classes. In each of those places, I learned something. Being a former teacher, I of course, have always wanted to pass on some of… Continue reading Working Writer Tip: The Rule of Three