Names are tough. They can be the second-hardest part about writing a book. Author names: As an author, my name is a pseudonym. That’s not even the whole story. My first name is correct, but my last name is more complicated
I have many ideas in my story that readers do not see . . . at least not the first time they read the books. Have I been too subtle? Wouldn’t it save pages leaving those out if no one
I didn’t quite realize this problem was a pandemic (bigger than an epidemic; I’m doing a school project on zombies infectious diseases). The problem is that readers decide to skip to the last page of a book before finishing the
Are you making a career out of your writing, or is it just a hobby? There’s a tough word. Just. Hobbies can be hard. Go ask all the people who’ve decided to run a marathon. Do I think their training
This week, I was the Off-the-Shelf Author at our local Farmer’s Market. These author events are Thursday 6pm to 7pm at Crystal Books and Gifts. This was a fun event. I talked with many people and gave out too many
I recently re-read Cinder by Marissa Meyer, and it was better the second time. It had already been a good book, but now it was a great one. What caused that to happen? I already knew what was going to happen.