A Fabulous Plastic Hoopla:
In my novel, the narrator’s mother has a “fabulous plastic hoopla" where the saleslady extols the virtues of Tupperware to fawning women drinking vodka-spiked … Continue reading >>
The other day, I laughed when I read author Laura Wright’s tweet “There's a lot of 'flashing eyes' in this draft. Need to fix.” I also recognized my own writing.
Our characters certainly do flash … Continue reading >>
Endings. They're not easy. My agent mentioned she thought my novel might need an additional scene at the end to “round things out,” which started me questioning things. Even though I liked the ending … Continue reading >>
I found a terrific blog post on query letters written by Lynn Price, the editorial director for Behler Publications. Lynn says if you can define your story as either plot driven or character driven it … Continue reading >>