Readers Matter – Thank You!

Posted by on Sep 25, 2017 in Characters & Actors, Writing Musings

Readers Matter – Thank You!

Several readers have asked me why I write and who I write for. Hmm, the short answer is…I write because I have stories bursting to be told. However, my writing has evolved over time. At first, I wrote for me. I didn’t have an audience in mind. I didn’t have a plan. I didn’t even think I’d publish my scribbles. All I had was the passion to tell a story, tell it well, and see it to the end. I wrote stories I wanted to read. But as time went on and my stories became...

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Beauties and Beasts of Writing a Series

Posted by on Aug 4, 2017 in Writing Musings

Beauties and Beasts of Writing a Series

Series writing has its own beauties and beasts. There’s a consensus that one should not invest her eggs in one basket. And yes, I’d be a fool not to heed this advice. So, every time I sit down to plot a series, I ask myself at least a dozen questions that centres around one fundamental question. Shall I write a three/four or even five book series or simply write a standalone book? Writing a series is usually my first choice, but not too soon after, the beasts start reeling...

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Breaching Genre Rules

Posted by on Jul 21, 2017 in Writing Musings

Breaching Genre Rules

Welcome to my first ever Writing Musings Post! I’m so excited that you’re reading my little blog. If anything catches your interest, please don’t hesitate to leave a comment. I’d love to hear from you. Writing across multiple genres is fun. Taking two or more genres and mashing them up is super fun. But completely disregarding genre rules and allowing the story to dictate its sequence is an absolute pleasure. One of my planned series starts off as a slow-burning Fantasy...

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