Confident or Brat? #AmWriting

There is a fine line between a man who knows what he wants and will not stop until he gets it, and the man who makes a lot of noise expecting others to get him what he wants. The first kind of man inspires confidence and admiration because those in his circle know he will... Continue Reading →

Avoiding Head Hopping – #Writing #Editing

I I thrive on knowing my characters deeply so I can better shape their story. Except, I end up writing the thoughts and reactions of almost all of my characters - simultaneously. This is a big NO, NO and is referred to as head hopping. Head hopping is when the narrative doesn't remain within one character's... Continue Reading →

How to Plot Your Romance Novel #amwriting

Every word counts.  I tend to skim and skip passages when I feel the plot of a novel is not moving.  So I try to put myself in my future reader's shoes (or, eyes) and make every effort to ensure the plot is not stagnant. My notes as an English teacher inspired me, as did... Continue Reading →

Nice: Bland or Romantic?

Love, love, love Colin Bridgerton from Julia Quinn's Romancing Mr. Bridgerton. In case you haven't had the chance to read Quinn's Bridgerton series, you can find out about it here.  Romancing Mr. Bridgerton is the third installment in the series and my absolute favourite, followed closely by It's In His Kiss but more about that... Continue Reading →

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