I love writing. It excites me! When I sit down to write every day, I always think, I wonder what’s going to happen today? I usually have an idea where I am going but once I start pounding on the keys of my laptop, ideas and dialogue begin to flow. It’s so fun. But the writing life can be pretty lonely too, so it’s important for me to connect with other authors. I met Kai Strand on a Facebook group for Middle Grade authors and she was kind enough to invite me to do an interview for her book blog….
What Do Your Book Characters Look Like To Your Target Audience?
Curious what your book characters look like to your target audience? I have often wondered myself how others might see my characters. Do they picture them the way I visualize them? Have I done a good job describing my characters physical traits, style and personality? I teach fifth grade and recently began to think, hummm…fifth grade is middle grade, my first novel, Liberty Lane and the One-Girl Rebelution is a middle grade book…sooo, I wonder how these students (who just happen to be my target audience) would see my characters. Maybe I should read them my book! After I was several chapters…
10 Ridiculously Simple Tips For Writing a Book- by Author Jeff Goins
10 Ridiculously Simple Tips for Writing a Book- by Jeff Goins Had to share with my author friends this post by Jeff Goins. It made me feel confident, “YES, I can do this! “My anxiety level and the pressure I put on myself went waaay down and failure….I found myself ready to embrace. Check it out! Publishing a book is easy. All you need is a platform. You’ve never had more opportunities to choose yourself and share your work with the world. The hard part for most of us — despite what we sometimes say — isn’t the publishing part….
How do you define happiness?
“Happiness is not so much in having as it is in sharing. We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give”Experiences in life can be so much fun when we relive them. Summer camp is one of those moments in time we remember forever. I know in my house we hear all year long about the different escapades from camp; cabin pranks, games like Human Clue, or having to stand on a table and sing the song, ‘I’m a Little Tea Pot” in order to get your care package. Without fail, something…