Age is Relative

April 5, 2007

I recently attended the LDStorymakers Conference and received a recommendation from a couple of authors that I increase the age of my main character (it is a romance novel). At the beginning of my book, she is 19 but the bulk of the book transpires when she is about 23-24. What age range would you […]

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Improving Your Writing

March 9, 2007

I have a question. LDS Publisher, I would like to see you post a blog about what, in your opinion, LDS authors can do to increase their quality of writing. I’m whacking my head against the wall to drag the very best of myself onto the page, and yet I still seem to be falling […]

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Word Count

March 6, 2007

Beulah, who is fast becoming one of my new best friends because she leaves nice comments and also helped cure me of various aches and pains asked this question: What is the average word count for the different genres? What would you consider too long/too short? First let me say, the word count on a […]

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If You’re Unhappy…

March 5, 2007

Geez, I go away for the weekend and you all go crazy on me! I love it. And I thought I’d hit a hot button when I got 6 comments on a post. But we’ve set an all-time record here. And my hit stats are through the roof. Thank you. A lot of the comments […]

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100 Days

March 1, 2007

Here’s another site to check out–How to Write a Novel in 100 Days or Less. Sometimes we all need a little kick in the pants to get us motivated again.

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