Characters development and personality traits

Characters development and personality traits

Characters development and personality traits   Someone left me a comment asking me about character development this is important because the characters are the story. They are going to drive the plot and make your[…]

Average amount of words in a chapter

Average amount of words in a chapter

The average amount of words in a chapter   “How many words or how long chapters should be in a book?”   I see this question being asked all the time on Facebook groups. It[…]

Common writing struggles

Common writing struggles

Common writing struggles   I’ve just sent my manuscript to my editor and I’m revising a wip and working on the first draft. What I’m struggling is with my wip is, I can’t seem to find a way[…]

Writing the first draft

Writing the first draft

Writing the first draft Writing the first draft: it’s called the first draft for many reasons, writing the first draft is jointing down your ideas on paper.   Whatever you do, don’t look at what[…]

5 authors that influenced my writing.

5 authors that influenced my writing.

5 authors that influenced my writing. Those 5 authors I will mention here have inspired me to become a writer or at least to sit down and create stories.  Although I’ve read lots of books[…]

The novella and a novel what's the difference?

The novella and a novel what’s the difference

The novella and a novel what’s the difference?   This one of the common questions I’ve seen asked in writers groups, other is what readers prefer to read if its novellas or a full-length novel.[…]

How Not to start a book

How Not to start a book

How Not to start a book,    Opening with a Dream How NOT to start a book, Never under any circumstances, open the story with an action than reveal that the character was dreaming. Do[…]