Naming Characters – Things to Consider #WritingCommunity

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Naming fictional characters is one of those writing activities a non-writer might view as…simple to do. *Sigh*  They probably think we pluck a random name out of thin air, sit down to write and bring that newly named fictional person to life. Ha! If only naming a fictional character was that simple. This activity is […]

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Things I Consider When Writing Fictional Friendships In Romance Books #writing #amwritingromance ๐Ÿ‘ซ๐Ÿ‘ฏโ€โ™€๏ธ

This post is based on my learnings from writing my debut romcom; Instructions For Falling In Love Again, everything I gleaned from working with two editors and reading a ton of contemporary romcom books featuring fictional friendships through my book blogging. I am going to be honest here. Until I started working with my editors, […]

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Celebrating the Launch of my #RomanceBook #IFFILA #NewAuthor

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Welcome to my virtual blog party! After 3 years and 6 months of blood, sweat, tears, endless cups of coffee, 12 drafts, 5 rewrites, many hours spent at the kitchen table, countless time spent gazing out of the window daydreaming, loads of sweaty author nightmares, millions of texts and emails to writers friends, a mind […]

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Trying To Get Published Might Be Tough For Me But My Kids Are Getting A Valuable Life Lesson #AmWriting #Writer

We all know the life of a writer is tough. Whether you are published or unpublished days are often spent doing one or more of the following; writing, chucking everything you have written in the bin, rewriting what you’ve retrieved from the bin, editing, getting carried away with best seller day dreams,ย rewriting again, crying over […]

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How To Deal With Characters Who Moan A Lot… #Writers #Author

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Have you ever experienced that heart stopping moment when you realise you have a character who is never happy and moans a lot? Have you created a character who repeatedly complains at length (be it internally or externally) about the problems facing them, and does nothing significant to address their problems? For the record, I […]

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