Luck Be A Lady

Talent plays a very small role in a writer’s chances for success. I’ve read wonderful stories that will either (1) never be published or, even if published, (2) will never be financially successful. Oh, persistence helps, along with a good story, knowing the market, and knowing how to present your … Continue reading

Describing Your Main Character(s)

Last week I met with a writer working on her first novel. I tried to explain how the writer needs to give the reader a character or characters to care about right away, that a complete physical description isn’t needed, but there should be enough information that the reader can … Continue reading