Writing Hacks: Developing Your Characters’ Emotional Arcs

A lot of people think that writing a good story is about nailing the plot. (I was this way when I first started out.) While plot is important, it’s only one piece of the puzzle. Equally important to plot is your casts’ character development, or what some call the characters’ emotional development. What is emotional … Continue reading Writing Hacks: Developing Your Characters’ Emotional Arcs

Advice for Authors – “Continuing Education” featuring Melissa McShane

We're excited to share a special blog feature by Melissa McShane, author of the Extraordinaries series, beginning with BURNING BRIGHT, and the novels of Tremontane, SERVANT OF THE CROWN, RIDER OF THE CROWN, and AGENT OF THE CROWN. Today Melissa shares her experience about the writing conference she attended this year. Happy Reading! Forget About the … Continue reading Advice for Authors – “Continuing Education” featuring Melissa McShane

Advice for Authors – “Forget About the Rope” featuring Melissa McShane

We're excited to share a special blog feature by Melissa McShane, author of the Extraordinaries series, beginning with BURNING BRIGHT, and the novels of Tremontane, SERVANT OF THE CROWN, RIDER OF THE CROWN, and AGENT OF THE CROWN. Today Melissa shares about the intricacies of writing historical fantasy. Happy Reading! Forget About the Rope Several years … Continue reading Advice for Authors – “Forget About the Rope” featuring Melissa McShane