Genealogy History

In recent years, I’ve become very interested in my family tree. I have found many people in my tree that have interesting histories. It’s a huge hobby of mine to find out what kind of people they were, what they wore, what jobs they held, and what motivated them in life. It turns out I

50 Good Questions to Ask an Author

I thought a list of questions would be the perfect way for people to get to know me.   This list of questions was taken from Interview Questions Here are my answers:   What literary pilgrimages have you gone on? I haven’t had the honor of doing this, but I have a wishlist. What is the

My Novel Soundtrack

A soundtrack will help you to move your story forward. It evokes emotion and helps set the mood while we write. For me, it helps me plot my story. Plus, it's just plain entertaining. There are many reasons we choose songs to match our novels. 1. Lyrics Do the lyrics represent the tone of the

Planner or Pantser?

How do you begin your writing process? Do you plan out your plot, characters, and brainstorm? Or, do you sit down and start writing without a specific plan? We're all different and there is no perfect answer. I thought I'd share the planning strategies I'm currently using for my WIP. 1. Character Development Worksheet I