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Envisioning the Future

Category: Writing

What will the world be like in 2828? I didn’t think about this in my first draft in 2013, I just wrote what came to mind, which were several things. One, was that animals would no longer exist in the future. Two, was that people would be embedded with …

Developing My Characters

Category: Book News, Writing

When I had people read the first few drafts of my book, the feedback I received was that I was really good at world building but needed to work on character development. My first thought was “What is character development?” and second “What is world bu …

The 12 Books of Christmas

Category: Book News

Every year I set a goal for the number of books I’m going to read and I record my goal in Goodreads. This year I hope to meet my goal of twelve books. I’m planning to finish my eleventh book (The Kite Runner) this weekend so I can start my twelfth book …

Where to Find Beta Readers and Editors

Category: Publishing, Writing

In a previous post I mentioned how I had an alpha reader, beta readers, and editors, so you might be wondering how in the heck I found those people. Well, the alpha reader was easy. Like Stephen King, I chose my spouse (Kevin). He has actually read my …