5 Reasons to Officially Sign Up for NaNoWriMo

5 Reasons to Officially Sign Up for NaNoWriMo

This post was originally published October 23, 2015. But with NaNoWriMo starting up again tomorrow, I thought you’d enjoy it! This year, I’ve officially signed up for NaNoWriMo again. I briefly considered doing it unofficially, but then I realized that I would be missing out on several benefits that I really enjoy. While doing NaNoWriMo […]

How to REALLY Reach Your Readers: What Theme Drives the Plot of Your Life?

How to REALLY Reach Your Readers: What Theme Drives the Plot of Your Life?

What theme drives the plot of your life? Seems like a strange question, but I think it’s a valid one. Every entrepreneur, let alone writer, should answer this question. Because from your “theme” overflows your message. And, of course, the message is what you’re trying to convey to your audience/readers. I like to call this […]

Top Christian Historical Romance Books of All Time

Readers, I thought I’d compile a reading list for you (as if your TBR list isn’t long enough/tall enough already!!). Historical romance has a special place in my heart, so I thought I’d let you know my favorite Christian Historical Romance Books of all time. (Click on the pictures to go to Amazon.) I’m judging […]

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 […]