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Tag Archives: writing novels
On Chili and Gumbo and Writing in Genre
I forgot to write a post for Monday. I don’t know why. I’m late today, but this time I do know why–I can’t think what to write about. The only thing that comes to mind is the Chili Cook-off we had at … Continue reading
Posted in Cooking and Recipes, Misc., write tips, Writing, Writing Tips Tagged chili, contemporary romance, contemporary womens fiction, creole, genre, gumbo, Recipes, romance, writing fiction, writing novels 15 Comments
Expressions of Pain
Their names are Billy and Jeana Churchill, and they’re on one of the Cancer Center of America commercials. CCA has several commercials featuring different people, one of which always tends to make me laugh as the man with cancer illustrates … Continue reading
Posted in Writing Tagged writing emotion, writing fiction, writing novels 11 Comments
Novel Starts and Stops
I recently finished two novels written by two authors with timing trouble. One didn’t know where to start the story, and one didn’t know where to stop. The first, written by a newbie, opened with the main character on a … Continue reading
Posted in Writing, Writing Tips Tagged action/adventure, fiction, genre writing, mystery, romance, writing fiction, writing novels, Writing Tips 6 Comments
He’s Such a Jerk!
I wrote a post once–wish I could find it now, dadburnit–in which I discussed fake conflict. I had just read a romance novel where the heroine was being a jerk for no apparent reason. Angry with everyone–even though she’d just … Continue reading
Posted in Writing, Writing Tips Tagged Characterization, Christian romance, conflict, romance novels, tension, writing novels, writing romance 12 Comments