Zodiac Traits – Write an Aries Character!

Zodiac Traits – Write an Aries Character!

Whether you believe in astrology or not, the personality types of zodiac signs have resonated with people for centuries, and that makes them interesting and useful for a writer. I don’t necessarily believe in it, but then again, I do fit Aquarius very well, so who … Continue Reading →
Welcome to Your Hall of Trophies.

Welcome to Your Hall of Trophies.

Welcome to your Hall of Trophies. It must have been years since you’ve visited, and as you can imagine, your collection has grown quite a bit. Yes, we keep the lights dim, the climate carefully controlled. Each award is a valuable work of art–some made … Continue Reading →
50 Romance Plot Ideas!

50 Romance Plot Ideas!

This post was originally titled, “Master List of Romantic Conflicts,” but it really contains big ideas for entire plots. Of course, to write an engrossing love story–whether it’s a straight-up romance, or a subplot in a different kind of book or movie–it has to have strong conflict. Like … Continue Reading →
WIP Wednesday – Share What YOU Are Up To!

WIP Wednesday – Share What YOU Are Up To!

A couple of times in the past, I’ve shared excerpts from a writing project in progress. Since some people reading this blog are writers themselves, I thought this time I’d try something different. I’m only going to share five sentences from the thing I’m working … Continue Reading →
Interesting Ways to Get Rid of Ghosts and Demons

Interesting Ways to Get Rid of Ghosts and Demons

If you’re a paranormal or horror writer, an actual ghostbuster, or just exceptionally unlucky, you may need some creative ideas on how to banish ghosts and poltergeists, or exorcise or kill evil spirits and/or demons. Here are a bunch of ways I’ve read about to get … Continue Reading →