Category: Write a Book

Author Resources

Articles for Authors Why It’s OK to Crash and Burn Find Your True North: What Breaks Your Heart? Have You Tried Flash Non-Fiction? Anatomy of an Article, Part 1 Anatomy of an Article, Part 2 How to Become a Freelance Copywriter Newbie Advice for Copywriting (Video) Podcasts for Authors and Creatives Rocking Self-Publishing (I was interviewed in episode #47) Accidental Creative (creativity,… Read more →

Do You Suffer From White Fright?

Yesterday an artist friend of mine come home with a blank canvas and a new set of acrylic paints. As we talked about the project she wanted to do, I asked if she pencil-sketched first or just started painting. That’s when she told me about “white fright” – the fear that artists have when starting work on a blank canvas.… Read more →

Writer’s Block – Kick It With My New Book

Yesterday I posted the cover to my new #Kindle book – Vanquish Writer’s Block!. Due out in about two weeks it contains the techniques I’ve used for years:  Images, Oracles and Brain-Hacks. You already know what images are right – like the cool shot of the leaves above. Oracles you may be less familiar with; they’re tools used for divination, like… Read more →

Do You Know Your Characters’ Genealogy?

Although I’m working on a novella, I keep getting mixed up with my main characters’ genealogy. I know, I know – – for a short novel, maybe it doesn’t matter that I’m hazy five generations back, but since the oldest generation is critical to the story, I needed to sort it out. Creating a Family Genealogy Being a life-long family… Read more →