The “What Makes a Best Seller” #SmutChat

Thanks for participating in #smutchat tonight! Also, thank you for putting up with erratic scheduling this week. I have a friend coming in from out of town next week, and rather than try to work around it, I gambled and changed the dates. I've been busy this week trying to do some editing things for … Continue reading The “What Makes a Best Seller” #SmutChat

#smutchat All the Lawyerly Writing

{This is the giveaway for the Smutchat of the evening of Sept. 21st. I'm posting a bit early, but if you see this and want to get a head start on the giveaway, knock yourself out! Have a great day!} A special thank you to Nadia (@nadiadiament) and Ari (@Ari_Ross) for guest co-hosting #smutchat today! … Continue reading #smutchat All the Lawyerly Writing

Point of View vs. Head Hopping

When I hosted my editing #smutchat on Twitter a few weeks ago, I was surprised to learn people were confused between POV and head hopping. I thought I would write a quick refresher on the topic. This will just be an overview because complete books have been written on the subject, and I’ll list my … Continue reading Point of View vs. Head Hopping

Anchoring Your Characters in Their Scene

I’ve shared some of my work lately, and I’ve received a lot of feedback in return (don’t worry, it was all good). But the best compliment I received was that I knew how to effectively set a scene. After I thought about it, I realized that is probably the number one thing I comment on … Continue reading Anchoring Your Characters in Their Scene