A couple of Saturdays ago, I attended a lecture about writing LGBT characters by Brij Bautista and Ronald Jeffrey S. Lim. It was great. I’m a cisgender heterosexual romance author, I’m grateful for any wisdom I can get from LGBTQI authors about writing LGBTQI characters, especially in romantic situations. [read more]
What is a blurb? A blurb is a short text that is usually found at the back of novels that gives a potential reader an idea of what the book is about. In Wattpad, it’s the story description.
I’ve decided my free writing-related posts on Patreon will be going up on Wednesday every week. Writing Wednesday! It did not get off to an auspicious start, as I barely made it yesterday — I published the post five minutes to midnight. Oh boy.
I didn’t want to wake up one day and find out that the platform I’ve worked hard to cultivate and get followers to is suddenly gone and there was no way my readers could find me. Twitter and Facebook and Wattpad are owned by companies — we have no control over their business decisions. But my website? I have control over that.
It’s Day 2 of National Novel Writing Month! Have you been able to hit your daily writing targets? If so, congratulations.
It’s Day One of National Writing Month! Are you excited to start? Did you stay up till midnight last night to start writing? In this episode I give suggestions on what activities you might want to consider giving up for the month of November to help you achieve your 50,000 words. Plus some things I think you shouldn’t give up, not even for NaNoWriMo.
Today’s episode is outlining. This is not a lesson on how to outline, no. But I do try to argue the merits of outlining, and how a pantser (like me!) can ease into the process of working from an outline.
Today we talk about point of view (POV) in novel writing. Not all types of POVs because I only know so much, and we don’t want this episode to run for hours.
In the first episode of #NaPodWriMo, I talk about genre. And also possibly ninjas in regency romance novels.
For reasons I will explain in this episode, I’m not doing #NaNoWriMo this year. But I am doing #NaPodWriMo. What is it? Listen and find out.