Fiction Author? Black Friday Specials Available Now

If you’re a fiction author, you know that fiction can be challenging. This year’s Black Friday special offerings will make writing and publishing fiction easier. Here they are: Your Short Fiction Formula; and Commercial Fiction Secrets: Plot Your Novel In 60 Minutes Or Less. Are you a fiction author? Make writing and publishing (and marketing) easier 2020 has challenged everyone. … Read more

Plotting A Novel: Plotting And More For NaNoWriMo Authors

It’s almost NaNoWriMo time. I’ve received some questions about plotting a novel and whether I’d consider an offering for our plotting program. Does plotting make you nervous? Plotting can be a challenge if you dislike the process. Plotting a novel when you dislike plotting These days I love plotting, but that wasn’t always the case. I dreaded it for years; … Read more

Organic Plotting A Series: Grow Your Plot While You Write

Wish plotting your fiction could be easier? If you’re struggling with plotting, try organic plotting. It’s my preferred plotting strategy and works brilliantly, especially if you’re writing a series. A couple of readers asked for plotting help. One reader has numerous unfinished novels: “I get to 20 pages and lose interest.” The other reader is ready to give up writing: … Read more

Fiction Writing Boost: 3 Strategies I Use Every Day

Fiction writing can be fun. Or torture. It’s your choice, because so much depends on your mindset while you’re writing. A week ago I chatted with one of my students. She wanted to delete her current novel: “I hate it so much I want to print it out to get the satisfaction of putting every page through my shredder.” No … Read more