The 3 “A”s That Publishers Look For

The 3 “A”s That Publishers Look For

The question that keeps emerging writers up at night is this: What do publishers really want? In my career as an author I’ve faced every challenge you’re facing. Having had ten novels published with sales of over half a million books, I know what agents...
Mark Twain Knew This Secret About Writing

Mark Twain Knew This Secret About Writing

“The secret of getting ahead is getting started. The secret of getting started is breaking your complex, overwhelming tasks into small manageable tasks, and then starting on the first one.” – Mark Twain That’s great advice from a great writer. It shatters the hoary...
What Drives Your Story: Characters or Plot?

What Drives Your Story: Characters or Plot?

The Plot / Character Debate Have you ever noticed how critics will sometimes categorize a novel as either “plot driven” or “character driven”? If that’s got you puzzled about how it applies to the story you’re writing, I can understand why. They make...
The Exciting Leap from Book to TV Series

The Exciting Leap from Book to TV Series

The Prime Time Dream When you’re writing a story, do you dream of seeing it one day made into a film? I certainly do. So I’m thrilled to let you know that the dream may soon be a reality! It’s happening with my novel Entrapped. Working with my creative partners –-...