Pondering Nom De Plumes Part One | Why I Use A Pen Name

For a lot of writers, we have always dreamed of seeing our name on a book cover. Some, however, might not want that name to be their legal name and will instead decide to publish under a pen name, nom de plume, or a pseudonym. Pen names are used by authors for a number of […]

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A Juggling Act | Why I Like Working On Multiple Projects At A Time

As you may have gathered from my posts, I have a LOT of writing projects in mind. I usually have at least two going at a time, with one story undergoing edits and a newer one that I’m in the process of writing. Additionally, I might be doing the initial outlining for a project I’m […]

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Omniscient or Observational Narration | Another Point of View on Third-Person POV

A while back, I did a series of posts breaking down the various Point of View (POV) options a writer might use in their storytelling. My posts on Third-Person posts focused on the Limited and Omniscient POVs. However, there are other ways at looking at this POV. Some authors will work in their characters’ thoughts […]

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For the “Aspiring” Writer

In the days of COVID-19 and adjusting to this new normal that is temporary full-time author life, I find myself thinking a lot about my late grandmother. I’m not exactly sure of the reasons for this. Maybe it’s because staying at home means I’m surrounded by a number of her paintings that we have on […]

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Q&A Post | April 2020

Before we get too far into this post, I want to take a second to thank you for your patience. I postponed this Q&A as a result of scheduling and other factors, but we’re here now and I am excited. It’s also worth noting that this coincides with the blog crossing fifty followers here on […]

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