December 12th, 2016
It’s December—the month after National Novel Writing Month. We blink our eyes and search around like the lights just came up in the bar. Or maybe our expressions are more like that look a cat gets when a kid puts a paper bag over it for a few minutes and then […]
June 13th, 2016
by Piper Bayard
Sshh! I have a secret. I’ve never said it out loud, but I’m going to share it with you – because you need to know.
I’m an author with two books out. Both books made the top ten of one bestseller list or another. I also post at over 60 websites nationwide […]
March 14th, 2016
Conference season is gearing up for the year – a time of excitement, anticipation, and, for many writers, social angst. But with a few tips and a little preparation, it can also be a time of fun and founding lifelong friendships.
Most of us are introverts. Just thinking about mingling in […]
December 14th, 2015
A character arc in fiction, as in life, is the path by which a character transcends his deepest fear to achieve greatness. Without this evolution, the reader has no reason to travel with that character through the story.
To create this character arc, we must know our […]