Should Authors Write in Multiple Genres?

Should Authors Write in Multiple Genres?

I’ve seen this question all over the web. Agents write about it. Marketing specialists write about it. Writers write about it. Honestly, it seems like the kind of question that has no answer. Or, a million answers, depending on how you look at it. Also, it’s controversial. In this blog post, I don’t intend to […]

Projecting Your Emotions into Your Characters

Projecting Your Emotions into Your Characters

I recently read a book where a man lost his wife and was now falling for another woman. Letting go of the past was hard for him. Or so he said. But honestly, the more I read, the more I just couldn’t get behind the love story between him and the heroine. I kept trying to understand […]

Writing as Yourself and No One Else

Writing as Yourself and No One Else

Recently I read a fabulous book. It pulled me in, and I couldn’t stop. Why? Because everything was written as it should be. I fell for the characters. The setting dazzled me. The book was a typical 300+ page length, but felt altogether too short because I wanted to live with these characters forever. As […]

You Are Worth More

You Are Worth More

A couple weeks ago, a girl told me she was debating on whether to continue an abusive relationship or not. While that might sound strange to those on the outside, to her, it was a struggle. In a heartfelt, yet offhanded comment, I told her that she was worth more than that relationship. And guys, you […]