Writing Lesson 3.31 – Minimalist or Epic Writer?

A February 3, 2012 blog post by Sharon K. Souza of Novel Matters caught my attention. Souza said, “I tend to write novels with just a handful of characters, and only a few plot lines. I’m always impressed with complex novels and wish I could pull off that kind of writing, but my story worlds [...]

Writing Lesson 3.30 – THAT Doesn’t Matter

When it comes to prose, some things matter. THAT often doesn’t. For the past couple months I’ve been working on story rewrites. Thanks to a terrific editor, my novel The Black Rose should be all cleaned up and ready for release from Desert Breeze Publishing in July. It’s amazing no matter how many times I [...]