Ali Luke’s guest column on "10 Easy Ways to Improve Your Dialogue" on Write To Done made me reflect on the things I've learned about dialogue over the years. There are easy ways for improving your … Continue reading >>
I enjoy writing romance and romantic suspense. I have gathered my books in three collections, the Rocking Romance Collection, Real Romance Collection, and Romantic Realms Collection. The … Continue reading >>
Ever wonder what makes a book catch fire? What makes a book impossible to put down?
I found this gem of an essay on storytelling with an unlikely title, The Dance of … Continue reading >>
I'm editing the second draft of my second novel, currently titled Desired Effect. The working log line is, "When a San Francisco actress lands her first film role as the often naked love … Continue reading >>
“Fiction is supposed to be, forgive me, less shitty than life. Better than life. It is supposed to make more sense than life. That’s one of the reasons we read, one of the reasons we write. We want … Continue reading >>
I write realistic fiction. Sometimes my books are filed under “mystery” or “thriller,” but when I’m writing, I’m thinking about the people involved—usually families at a point of crisis. My … Continue reading >>