Writing Life

10 Amazon Gifts to Treat Yourself to When You Meet Your Next Writing Milestone

Isn’t it an amazing feeling when you hit a writing goal or milestone? Finished a first draft? Met an editing goal? Landed an agent? Wrapped up that super hard chapter? Whatever it was, you worked hard and you deserve to celebrate! And what better way to do so than buying yourself a little writerly gift?… Read More 10 Amazon Gifts to Treat Yourself to When You Meet Your Next Writing Milestone

Writing Tips

How to Make a Character’s Death Heartbreaking (2019 edition)

Though I killed off a lot of characters back then, I wasn’t careless: it was all intentional. Those deaths moved the plot forward, as any character death should, and had been placed strategically. But what were those strategies? How did I kill off characters so meaningfully, it hurt the reader while still advancing the plot? That’s what I’m here to share today!… Read More How to Make a Character’s Death Heartbreaking (2019 edition)