G. Edward Smith

June 11, 2019
A hint here and a dropped clue there, foreshadowing can be one of the most powerful tools a writer has. Done correctly, it can shock and […]
June 10, 2019

How To Write Character Conflict.

Inner or real world conflict is absolutely necessary for your story to function on all its glorious cylinders. How do you add conflict to your character? […]
June 10, 2019

How To Hide Your Villain In Plain Sight.

The best villains are sneaky, camouflaged, and unsuspecting. How do you craft those characteristics into your villain? The bad guy isn’t always noticeable. He/she can blend […]
June 10, 2019

Painful Truths New Writers Must Know.

Are you gearing up for your first novel? Do you have it all laid out in your head and envision the grand book tour that will […]
June 9, 2019

How To Write A Book Blurb

Impossible, terrifying, and daunting! These are a few of the feelings that I get when it comes to writing a book blurb. How do you go […]
June 5, 2019
That Place

That Place

The path was widening. The trees thinning. Was this the place they had heard of? Only the ritual would tell.       If you take […]
June 4, 2019
So you need to get away, for whatever reason, and get some writing done. Where do you go? How much will it cost? The following list […]
June 3, 2019

Motivate Yourself

How do you motivate yourself to write when writing is the last thing you want to do?   Ah, motivation. When sticking to a schedule isn’t […]
May 27, 2019
Modern Audience

Challenges Of Writing For A Modern Audience

These days is writing a novel easier, harder, or basically the same as it was in the past? In this age of the super information highway, […]