Perfecting the synopsis: From tantalizing teasers to plot points and spoilers

At some point in your writing career, someone will ask you for a synopsis of your work. When this happens, you want to be ready! To be quite honest, I was not. I had no idea what was being asked of me the first time I read the words, “Please send me the first fiftyContinue reading “Perfecting the synopsis: From tantalizing teasers to plot points and spoilers”

In the beginning, she wrote: 3 steps to a more productive writing session

As a newbie to the world of novel creation, I read everything I can get my hands on about how to produce a work of stunning originality and beauty. Inevitably, in each of these pieces, I read some semblance of one of the following: Writing requires discipline. Writing happens in bits and pieces. Set aContinue reading “In the beginning, she wrote: 3 steps to a more productive writing session”