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Blog #4 Character Motivation

“Motivation is the power behind plot.” Elizabeth Moon. Why do characters act or do as they do? The answer lies with motivation. Since characters will not act unless motivated, it’s the writer’s job to ensure motivation is retained and understood for forward movement of the storyline. An understanding of the motivation must be ensured not… Continue Reading

Travel Writing

“The world is a book and those who do not travel read only one page.” St. Augustine. Travel is my passion but when I travel governed with the intention of writing an article or blog – I’m guided with a different purpose and a submission deadline. As a travel writer, I must get fully immersed… Continue Reading

Book Excerpt Blog From Son of My Father – A Family Dynasty

To set the stage, Christiana Lynn Barrington and her father Jonathan Robert Barrington have just completed another major acquisition to add to their portfolio of companies under Barrington Holdings International. With the purchase of Sterling Hotels Worldwide, the company now owns the largest worldwide hotel and resort conglomerate. Jonathan and Christiana were primed for this… Continue Reading

Developing Good Dialogue in your stories

Developing good dialogue should be easy since it’s basically a conversation with two or more people. We talk and converse with people everyday. However, we’ve all experienced times in discourse when we take pause – not really sure what to say or how to say it. For the writer this is magnified as crisp and… Continue Reading

Writing Methods and Locations – What are your Preferences?

These great authors had some interesting ways, locations and methods for writing. Amantine Lucile-Aurore Dupin best known by her pseudonym George Sand wrote “A Winter in Majorca” in the town of Valldemossa on the island of Majorca, one of the Balearic Islands in the Mediterranean Sea, with her companion Frederic Chopin in a monastery in… Continue Reading

Profile Promote and Propel – these words are at the core of Rave Reviews Book Club

What Rave Reviews Book Club (RRBC) has done for me! How far this virtual organization has come in a relatively short period of time, is amazing. With the vision, talent and determination of the founder, Nonnie Jules, along with her board and team – together their skills, creativity, time and effort have forged a unique… Continue Reading

Writing Tips

Since the completion of my first novel and work progressing on the second book, I’ve reflected on the writing process and what was learned and what advice I would share with someone starting the “Creative Writing Journey.” I’ve categorized my thoughts and tips under several headings with the focus only on writing – not publishing,… Continue Reading