In the wake of increased scrutiny and limits on anonymous review posting at Amazon, I can’t help but notice that overall there are fewer reviews of my books than before. Read More
Is Setting as Important as Character or Plot?
The author has to pay attention to the setting in the same way as a character, give it the same analysis and deliberate use as any character in the work. Read More
Off the Top of My Head – Character Building Exercise
What If, What If, What If…I know I fall into the more intuitive approach to creating characters and it’s a relief to know I’m not alone! I do take note of how different the strategies seem to be between those who write short stories, standalone novels and series. Read More
Is the Mainstream “Success”?
I find that writers write for different reasons. I know a few who write in complete abstract, with hardly a thought about the end reader, which is so foreign to me I feel as if we’re a different species. Many may pen a book without a thought as to who might publish it, while others may target their creativity to a given publisher and that publisher’s targeted readers. Read More
The L-Word Literature – Interview by Lynne Jamneck
When did you first start writing? Have you kept everything you’ve ever put down on paper? Read More
Got copyrights? Then make a Will!
Mypartner and I recently updated our wills; the previous versions were older than our children. Read More
Why Explicit Stories? The Answer isn’t Easy
Why all the explicit activities and accessories? As I prepare for the panel on “True Lust” for GCLS 2006, I find myself confronted with that question and the many layers of the answer. Read More