Last week, we talked about fleshing out characters by thinking of how they'd react in everyday situations that might not come up in the story. Another important factor in building characters that resonate with readers is working through their back story. Where did the character go to school? Did they have lots of friends? Or … Continue reading A Past Beyond the Page
Part of my plan for 2019 is to write a series of blog posts that pull back the curtain on some of my thoughts and methods for writing. So many readers I talk to are curious about what goes on behind the scenes in the creation of their favorite books. I've also been approached by … Continue reading Writing Sympathetic Characters
The cover for the next Blades of Janus book is finally done, and I've also made a new cover for Pack to go along with it! I love how these turned out ❤ I also tweaked the logo a bit for the series. Before I show you the covers, I want to warn you that … Continue reading Double Cover Reveal!
I am so excited to finally start talking to you all about my latest book! It's with my editors now, and I should have a cover reveal really soon ❤ In fact, if all goes to plan, I'll be releasing it this month! For now, I want to share some thoughts about it. Most of … Continue reading So I Wrote a Thinky Book
A writer's life is a strange thing. I don't usually realize it until other people point it out to me. I'm having tons of fun writing the second Blades of Janus book, immersing myself in the world and lives of these characters I love so dearly. Over the weekend, I was talking to a friend, … Continue reading Waiting to Decapitate (a character)