Getting Through the Center Slump

Have you ever seen those posts on Pinterest or Facebook that show what the writing life looks like? The pic looks something like this: [caption id="attachment_218" align="aligncenter" width="900"] The Writer's Life[/caption]   It's funny because it's true. I would be willing to bet every writer at one point or another…

Breaking Your Characters

When you read or write a novel, you often fall in love with the characters. You're moved by who they are, what they stand for, and what their lives are. Sometimes you're moved to tears. Sometimes you're horrified. And sometimes you finish the novel, turn the last page, and sigh…

When Words Resonate

You know that feeling when you're reading a book or you're watching a movie and something is said that just clicks? You're sitting there fully engrossed and a sentence is uttered that changes your whole life. Somehow, the words resonate with your entire being. Your chest feels like it expands,…