Ciao, SEers. If you’ve been following along when it’s my turn to chat with you, you’ll remember we’re discussing Jill Chamberlain’s Nutshell method. If you’ve missed one or more of the installments or need a refresher on any of them, you can find the other posts here: introduction protagonist (strengths and flaws) the catch and … Continue reading The Nutshell Climactic Choice and Final Step
Hi, Gang. Craig with you again today. Honestly, there is a fudge in that title, because it depends upon what you call success. If you’re all about sales, volume, and bestseller lists I don’t have success. I’m more motivated by delivering a good story that readers will enjoy. In that regard, I’ve been quite successful … Continue reading The Secret of my Success – Maybe
Happy Moon's Day, Everybody! Marcia here, with some thoughts about names. Shakespeare's words above might be true for roses, but are they always true for the characters in our books? I'm not so sure. Certain names can trigger specific memories and images for each of us, for sure, but not always in ways that are … Continue reading What’s In a Name? And How Do You Choose One?
Hello SErs. Harmony here. As promised, here is part seventeen in the post series dedicated to taking a step-by-step look at how to get your finished manuscript from your computer and on sale on Amazon in both ebook and paperback. If you'd like to take a look back at the previous posts in this series, … Continue reading How to Publish with KDP: Part Seventeen
Hi, SEers! Mae here. Thanks for joining me for another look at preparing for NaNoWriMo in November. If you’re planning to undertake the challenge of writing a 50K novel in thirty days (or adding 50K to an existing WIP), you’re already knee-deep in prep. When it comes to NaNo, we spend a lot of time … Continue reading Clearing Time for NaNoWriMo