Write Tip Wednesday: The Folder Method

Posted Aug 16 2017 in ,

Lately on WTW, I’ve shared some personal philosophies. How to cope when you feel like a hack, for example. But what about actual methodology? What is is like to write in practice? Today, we’re getting down to brass tacks. I’ve done a similar post to this one before but the method I was using was […]

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From Spark to Finish

Posted Aug 13 2017 in ,

Recently, I took to the interwebs to ask if anyone had any questions on writing or process I could answer for the Lemmon 15. Jody Holford shot back with this gem. Talk about a challenge! Rather than try and cram an answer into 140 characters on Twitter, or in the confines of the Q&A section […]

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Write Tip Wednesday: Fear & Fascination

Posted Aug 9 2017 in ,

Introduction 🦈 Sometimes I stumble across a past blogpost that is both relevant and funny. This is one of those. I love comedy and earning a laugh always feels like winning a prize. (My latest rom-coms are all about it!) This post-from-the-past isn’t really about my unreasonable fear of sharks (fun fact: my brother once […]

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5 Things To Do When You Feel Like a Hack

Posted Aug 4 2017 in ,

hack /hak/ noun  a person, as an artist or writer, who exploits, for money, his or her creative ability or training in the production of dull, unimaginative, and trite work.   Hello World As I write this, I legit feel like I just crawled out of the Pit of Despair. (Bonus points if you recognize that reference.) […]

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Write Tip Wednesday: Write It Anyway

Posted Jul 19 2017 in , , ,

Hiya writers! I blew the dust off another blog post from 2010, which is the year I started writing “seriously” and wanted to share it with you today. This one is about how I had trouble creating conflict at first. How difficult it was for me to drag my characters through the muck since I […]

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Write Tip Wednesday: Killing Your Darlings

Posted Jul 12 2017 in , , ,

Happy Write Tip Wednesday! Time for a time warp Write Tip from years ago. This one comes to you from 2010! Wow! I like to share these older write tips for a few reasons. 1) They’re a true view of the way I saw life as an aspiring writer. Now published, I talk about writing […]

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Behind the Scenes Secret

Posted Dec 17 2016 in , ,

Hiya to all my car-loving attorney friends! Oh wait. That’s just Cade Wilson. So today I thought I’d share a fun BTS secret from Shut Up and Kiss Me. I wrote a car-loving law student when I dreamed up Cade which was so NOT up my alley. Want to have a laugh? I started writing […]

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Find Your Bliss

Posted Nov 17 2016 in

WHAT IS REWARDING ABOUT WRITING A BOOK? Today’s post is honest, guys! I’ll be sharing of a journal entry and my thoughts behind it about my view from the author hilltop–or the valley. (It varies.) I assumed this post would be aimed at published authors who were struggling to remember their “WHY”, and it is, […]

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