What I learned behind the scenes in theater...and how writing plays a great part in creativity.
How to Edit Characters
By far, your character is the most important part of your story...
ACFW January 2021 Book Releases
Happy New Year! A great list of new reading maerial for 2021... https://acfw.com/acfw-new-releases-january-2021/
2020 Year in Review
2020 nearly broke me, until I learned what broke me became my greatest gift...
How to Edit the Scene
The scenes within your story link the characters and plot together like a colorful construction paper chain link that can be as short or as long as you want them to be. . .
ACFW April 2020 New Releases
April 2020 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Biblical: Claiming Canaan: Milcah's Journey by Barbara M. Britton -- When the tribal elders make marriage a requirement for claiming her land, Milcah bat Zelophehad must find a betrothed straightaway. The only problem in finding a … Continue reading ACFW April 2020 New Releases
How to Edit the POV
Point of view doesn’t stop with characters, but also comes through inanimate and animate in objects like setting and weather. Let’s discuss some possibilities!
How to Edit the Plot
As we continue this editing series how we can develop a great story by having all the layers in place before actually writing, or if you’ve already written your book, how to make sure all the layers are in place. The second layer in developing a great story is developing your story’s plot. Surprisingly the … Continue reading How to Edit the Plot
Contests 101: 5 Editor Takeaways
What does an editor / judge / agent think when they evaluate your contest manuscript? I can't speak for all of them, but here's one editor's viewpoint. . .
ACFW February 2020 Book Releases
February 2020 New Releases More in-depth descriptions of these books can be found on the ACFW Fiction Finder website. Contemporary Romance: Hands of Grace by Brenda S. Anderson -- She's always looked for love in the wrong places. He wants nothing to do with love. (Contemporary Romance, Independently Published) Desert Willow by Patricia Beal -- … Continue reading ACFW February 2020 Book Releases