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Falling in Love with romance · 6M ago

Thursday Writing Quote ~ King

The most important things to remember about back story are that (a) everyone has a history and (b) most of it isn’t very interesting. Stick to the parts that are, and don’t get carried awa...
Falling in Love with romance · 7M ago

Nuggets for November

Looking for slang or jargon? Or maybe alternatives for cuss words? This is a very useful post for the "wordy" in all writers. http://annerallen.com/slang-jargon-insider-lingo-11-ways-to-find...
Falling in Love with romance · 7M ago

Music for Thanksgiving Dinner

Falling in Love with romance · 7M ago

Shopping for that Impossible-to-Buy-For Friend - the movie edition

Black Friday is just around the corner, so I figure this isn't a bad time to do another installment of shopping for that hard to buy for friend. This time, I'm focusing on movies and TV. D...
Falling in Love with romance · 7M ago

Thursday Writing Quote ~ King

Where do I get my ideas? The more pertinent question is…how do I make them stop? ~ Stephen King
Falling in Love with romance · 7M ago

Nuggets for October

This is the very best analysis of how to write subtext that I've ever read. www.helpingwritersbecomeauthors.com/5-ingredients-need-story-subtext/ Another one from KM Weiland. She's on fire ...
Falling in Love with romance · 7M ago

Thursday Writing Quote ~ Snyder

But here’s my little trade secret that I put into every All Is Lost moment just for added spice, and it’s something that many hit movies have. I call it the whiff of death. I started to no...
Falling in Love with romance · 8M ago

Tuesday ~ The Haunting of Hill House

I first became aware of The Haunting of Hill House by Shirley Jackson when I was about ten and saw the movie (the original 1963 version, not the remake which is total crap.) This is, in my o...
Falling in Love with romance · 8M ago

Thursday Writing Quote ~ McKee

You must do it this way.” A principle says, “This works … and has through all remembered time. ~ Robert McKee
Falling in Love with romance · 8M ago

Tuesday Teaser ~ Anna Dressed in Blood

Though I'm a few years behind the curve in reading Anna Dressed in Blood by Kendare Blake, I love finding something new in the horror field. Blurb: Cas Lowood has inherited an unusual voc...