With every new writing project, I must have a Moleskine notebook (more later on my obsession with Moleskine notebooks). I mentioned something about my project notebook a few weeks ago on a tweet, and I got many requests to know exactly what I put in my notebooks. The simple answer? Everything. Brainstormings, random writing, plot and chapter outlines, character sketches, notes… Read More
The struggle with self-doubt and “Mr. You-Can’t-Do-It” is real tonight (Sunday) so I decided to pull this pep talk from the archives. When I was eleven years old, I decided that I wanted to be the youngest romance writer ever (are you laughing yet?) I have stacks and stacks, files and files of character sketches, book ideas, outlines—tons… Read More
Off visiting family this weekend, but I leave you with this. Be ruthless this week, guys!
Beautiful People is a linkup hosted by Sky @ Further Up and Further and Cait @ Paper Fury, where writers answer questions about their books/characters (except this month it’s all about the author!). It’s designed to help you get to know your book better! (And also give us a sneak peek of your works-in-progresses.) I’m excited to participate in this month’s… Read More
Super excited to welcome J.A. Marx, author of the Destiny Series, to the blog today! J.A. loves writing embattled spirit novels — adventure and suspense with supernatural undertones. On the side, she dabbles in non-fiction articles and e-zine editing. J.A. owes many thanks Jerry Jenkins and the Christian Writer’s Guild for their support and education. Be sure to look below for… Read More