Secrets of “Show, Don’t Tell”: What It Really Means and How to Do It Well

Occasionally I ask readers what blog post topics they'd most like to see.  Being that some of my readers are also writers, I receive a variety of requests on different writing topics... but lately one I've seen repeatedly is this: What about "Show, Don't Tell"?  How do I do it? What are the rules?  I've heard it... Continue Reading →


Free Video Course: Plotting Your Story!

Some of my readers have asked me about doing an online course on how I plot and plan my stories. I have exciting news: I just posted my first online course! I'll be the first to admit the video-editing isn't perfect, BUT... it's packed full with tons of great info about planning and plotting a novel that... Continue Reading →

What to Do When Writing Sucks

Let's face it... All writers eventually hit a point where writing just isn't fun anymore.  Even if it only lasts a few minutes (lucky you!), every writer has had a moment (or two? three? fifteen-hundred?) where they just simply didn't want to write.  That moment when writing sucks and we wonder why we ever decided to do... Continue Reading →

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