To series or not to series? That is the question.

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.

Idea Generation: Some of the Work is Done for You

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