Falling for the ‘Bad Boy’ and writing to tell about it.

Normally, I wouldn’t divulge all of my secrets on how to write a bad boy, but I have had quite a few people contact me personally for information on how to create more attraction between a main character and a ‘bad boy’ character. I love writing these characters! They are so complex. Their character arc…

Info Dumping

Last month while I was at a critique group, before I began to read my chapter out loud, I asked for them to look for Info Dumps.¬†When I was finished I asked if anyone noticed any. Each person shook their head and said no. Phew, my little plan worked. I had actually inserted a ton…

Whip It Into Shape

It only took me around eight months to write my novel Broken Smiles. It took me three years to edit the same novel. Yes it was my first book that I finished to the end, and part of that was the submission process, but towards the end, before I signed the contract, I was ready…