Guest Post at the Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood: What I’m Packing for RWA National

Hi friends! I'm popping in an extra time this month, because today I'm a guest over at the 2009 Golden Heart class's blog, the Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood. They've very kindly offered to host as many of us from the 2019 class as possible in the days leading up to the RWA National conference. As crazy as … Continue reading Guest Post at the Ruby-Slippered Sisterhood: What I’m Packing for RWA National

Guest Post: What First Edition Book Would You Buy If You Could?

Today I'm delighted to welcome author Jason VanHorn, who has some fun things to share for anyone who loves books. If you or a middle-grader you know are interested in action-packed spy adventures, be sure to check out Jason's books at http://www.alabasterdangermond.com. His newest release, Alabaster Dangermond and Astrid's Jewel, is available now. You know … Continue reading Guest Post: What First Edition Book Would You Buy If You Could?

Diving Deep Into Third Person Point of View

Have you gotten feedback from readers, agents, or editors telling you they can't connect with your story? Or that you're doing too much telling instead of showing? Or maybe they can't tell what your characters want? While a variety of problems can lead to this sort of feedback, one thing definitely will--using distant third person … Continue reading Diving Deep Into Third Person Point of View