novel beginnings

March 21, 2019

To Prologue Or Not To Prologue?

To me, prologues in novels usually exist to provide a complicated backstory that may or may not be immediately relevant to the main storyline.
April 25, 2019

How To Craft The Perfect Novel Beginning.

The opening scene is one of the most crucial in your novel. It has to engage readers while introducing the most important aspects of the story.
May 1, 2019

Wednesdays Writing Prompt

With school, Amelia, and the body safely five states away he found himself alone within the world. Maybe he had gotten away with it or maybe […]
May 8, 2019
Council has spoken

Council Had Spoken

The council had spoken. She would be tried for giving the unfaithful hope. Her false imprisonment only fed her desire to break them.   As she […]
July 3, 2019
Looking over Water

Looking

As she sat looking over the water, the memory was close at hand. How could so many perish so quick? The depths held a secret, and […]
August 6, 2019

How Not To Begin Your Novel.

A bad start to your story can be devastating for your book. What are the top no-nos to avoid when trying to entice your readers to […]
December 18, 2019

Wednesday’s Writing Prompt.

As if woven into the fabric of her surroundings, she stood still and watched as they passed. Would they be back again? She had to be […]
December 24, 2019
Snowflake

Using The Snowflake Method To Write Your Novel.

Ok writers, there are about as many methods to craft a novel as there are writers. Today I’m going to share one of those and over […]