Ciao, amici! It's time for another Friday Writing Question. Today's is a simple one: Series or Standalone? I've written both single titles and sprawling sagas, and I can see a benefit to each. Standalones Sometimes there's only one character to follow, one mystery to solve, one story to tell. Writing a standalone lets you say … Continue reading To series or not to series? That is the question.
Ciao, amici! I wanted to discuss idea generation today. I've always known this was a possibility (and maybe I've even subconsciously done this before), but after a long discussion---and subsequent project assignment---at work, I thought I'd bring it up here. At work, we're all doing an exercise where we're given a very generic outline to write … Continue reading Idea Generation: Some of the Work is Done for You
Ciao, amici! This is my last book share for the year, so I'm going to do something a little different than usual. I'm choosing five books. That's right, not one, but five. Why? Two reasons: This might help you choose a holiday gift for friends and/or family (or even yourself). I want to show my … Continue reading Friday Book Share: A Comprehensive List
Happy Friday, SEers. It's the fifth and final day of our Something Wicked tour. Thanks for sticking it out with us. And now, without further delay, is today's schedule: Craig is hosting Joan, who is talking about Fatal Attractions. Harmony is hosting Staci, who is talking about writing in a shared world. Joan is hosting … Continue reading “Something Wicked” Friday
Hey, SEers. It's day four of our Something Wicked tour. And here is today's schedule: Craig is hosting Mae, who is talking about the Hopkinsville Goblins. Harmony is hosting Joan, who is talking about Deadly Secrets. Joan is hosting Craig, who sent the fabulous Lisa Burton to talk about music. Mae is hosting P.H., who … Continue reading “Something Wicked” Thursday