Category Archives: Where Story Ideas Come From

Where Do I Start?

A new writer asked, “Where do I start if I want to be a writer?” My response? By writing. Here are a few tips to help clarify my meaning of “by writing”. Write something every day. It could be a … Continue reading

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Love It When a Story Comes Together

It’s dark and early this fine day, and yes, instead of sleeping, I’m up before the birds writing. Many times as a writer, I become frustrated with a story, and although I wouldn’t necessarily think of it as writer’s block, … Continue reading

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Using Simple Memories To Bring Characters To Life

A funny thing happened while making my bed this morning. As I made a precise hospital corner, I remembered where I learned to secure a sheet in such a manner…Summer camp. Inspections were performed, and I remember taking pride in winning … Continue reading

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Learning From the Pros

Recently, I was blessed enough to attend an author event at the University of Florida and the guest of honor was one of my favorite authors. I don’t go all “fan girl” too often, but that night I did. It was … Continue reading

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Why I Write Paranormal Stories

  With Halloween approaching, I found myself reflecting on a recent reader question. “Why do you write paranormal stories?” It’s a common question I get often as I am a multi-genre author. I also write contemporary romance, romantic suspense, and … Continue reading

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Stimulating Story Ideas

Ever have one of those days where you’re staring at a blank screen with no clue what to write? You’ve had ideas whirling in your mind for months, but now they escape you and you didn’t write them down. How … Continue reading

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Where Story Ideas Come From – Screaming Characters In Your Head #amwriting

Good Morning! It’s 6:30 am on a chilly Friday morning, and I’m sipping on my coffee, trying to figure out what to write about today. Oh sure I’m working on a novel right now…the third book in my Saving Shenanigans … Continue reading

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