Writing

Cracker Jack Prizes

I don’t like popcorn. In any of its forms – caramel, cheesy, white chocolate, etc., to me, popcorn is more of an annoyance than a practical food source. And unless I’m starving or totally broke, popcorn is not on my list of food selections. So why is it that most of my childhood memories include …

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Guest: Kenzie Michaels, So You’ve Written A Book?

So You’re Published; Now What? “…and they lived happily ever after. The End”. “Dear Kenzie, We’d like to offer you a contract… Here are your edits… Here’s your cover…. Your release date is…”Wow. Now what? Your book, which you’ve worked so hard to write, submitted it to a publisher and had it accepted, bitten your …

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Genre-Schmenre

In this world, there are insane amounts of information available. The internet alone has opened up an immense collection of information readily available at your fingertips. That is, IF you know the correct keyword to use. If not, well, then we start to get cross information of completely unrelated topics. And, we’ve all seen those …

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Good Guys/Bad Guys

We’ve all read it, the ‘Traditional Plot’ – Good Guy meets Good Girl, Bad Guy/Girl tries to intervene, Good Guy and Good Girl overcome all obstacles, defeat Bad Guy/Girl and live happily ever after. Right? This is the age old story, the epitome of good fiction (if written well, that is). However, what happens if/when …

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