Master List: Medieval Names from England

Master List: Medieval Names from England

If you’re naming characters in Britain in the Middle Ages, this is the list for you! I got inspired to make it because I needed to research late medieval-era names for my new project. This might also be helpful if you’re writing a Renaissance or … Continue Reading →
My 9 Rules For Social Media

My 9 Rules For Social Media

I spend a lot of time chatting online—on Facebook, Twitter, tumblr, here, and elsewhere—and I’ve made lots of mistakes, and I’ve learned a few things. The TL;DR version is basically this: But here are some guidelines I try to follow! I think they’ll be helpful whether … Continue Reading →
How to Be a Real Writer

How to Be a Real Writer

I’ll often see or hear someone say, “I don’t know if I can really call myself a writer…” And sometimes, it’s someone who I know is writing! A lot! It drives me bananas. Some things are really simple, and this is one of them.   … Continue Reading →
500 Great Words for Writing Love Scenes

500 Great Words for Writing Love Scenes

Hello! I’m sorry to say this content has been removed in order to comply with Google AdSense policies. It’s in my book MASTER LISTS FOR WRITERS: Thesauruses, Plots, Character Traits, Names, and More.  If you’re interested, take a look!       Happy writing! Continue Reading →
Top 50 Things That Make Me Feel Great

Top 50 Things That Make Me Feel Great

This week The Telegraph published their list of “Top 50 Things That Make Britons Feel Great,” based on a survey they did. It’s not a list of things like “peace” or “my precious children,” but about tangible pleasures. I knew I had to do my own list, mostly … Continue Reading →
MASTER LIST of Gestures and Body Language!

MASTER LIST of Gestures and Body Language!

Hey there! Lots of writers liked my list of facial expressions, so I thought I would do a companion post about gestures and body language. Describing these can help readers visualize a scene and get a feel for the characters, and again, they can set up … Continue Reading →
MASTER LIST of Facial Expressions for Writers!

MASTER LIST of Facial Expressions for Writers!

Writers need good descriptions of facial expressions in their stories to help the readers picture the characters, to convey emotions, and to set up lines of dialogue without having to write “said” or any of its synonyms. However, it’s easy for us to rely on … Continue Reading →
WIP Wednesday!

WIP Wednesday!

A little while back, I shared an excerpt from the paranormal romance I’m writing. I didn’t share the beginning, however, and later thought that maybe I should have! So here’s the opening to the book! I am in final edits now, and I am super … Continue Reading →