Posts about writing
Forget Publishing and Write.
This is the post in which I crack the code of having a long and successful writing career. I know everyone says they have the secret—and lots of them will tell you it for the bargain price of $299 per webinar—but most of them are missing the core thing that...
Guest Post: Writing the Romantic Suspense Novel, by Lisa Carter
1. The essence of any story is conflict and the tension produced by unmet desires. Conflict and tension are ratcheted higher in romantic suspense with life and death stakes. 2. Questions for the plotting process—What do my main characters want? What goes wrong? What’s at stake? What can I do...
Writing Romantic Tension With Beth Vogt
• Author Interviews, Inspiration, Interviews, Romance, Writers' Workshop
Welcome back, Beth! I had so much fun talking about writing kisses last year (a topic on which Julie Lessman just weighed in last week) that I had to have you back talking about the fun stuff that leads up to the kisses… romantic tension. Let’s start out with this… what...
Fictional Friday: Interview with Debut Author Melissa Tagg
Today I’m thrilled to introduce you to another debut author, Melissa Tagg. Her first novel, Made to Last, came out less than a week ago, and already it’s piling up favorable reviews. I caught up to her to ask her a few questions about her book and her writing process....