Tag Archives: writing craft

How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 8 – Material Objects of Importance

In looking back at what I wrote last week, I realized it isn’t “items of importance” but instead “material objects of importance.” Many great books have objects that move the story. It can aid people or destroy them or both, … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Dialogue, How to Write A Fiction Novel, Max Vander Meer, Mrs. Bright's Tea Room, mythology romance, Norse, Nothing is Impossible!, paranormal romance, Part 5 - Climax, Part 6, Part 7- Settings Are More Than A Place, romance novels, steampunk romance, Susan Hanniford Crowley, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire in the Basement, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, Vampire Princess of New York, Viking, Weekly Paranormal-Scope, When Love Survives, Writer's Life, Writing Craft, Writing Topics, writing workshop, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 7 – Settings Are More Than A Place

When writing your novel, you will want to really examine your setting. Some writers make the mistake of info dumping, which gives too much about the setting in one spot in the book. The more experienced author sets the stage … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Dialogue, How to Write A Fiction Novel, Max Vander Meer, Mrs. Bright's Tea Room, mythology romance, Norse, Nothing is Impossible!, paranormal romance, Part 5 - Climax, Part 6, Part 7- Settings Are More Than A Place, romance novels, steampunk romance, Susan Hanniford Crowley, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire in the Basement, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, Vampire Princess of New York, Viking, Weekly Paranormal-Scope, When Love Survives, Writer's Life, Writing Craft, Writing Topics, writing workshop, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 6 – Real Dialogue

I studied playwriting, and I recommend it to every author. Writing a play frees the author from trying to find a way to attribute who say what, because it’s automatically part of a play’s structure. It allows the author to … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Dialogue, How to Write A Fiction Novel, Max Vander Meer, Mrs. Bright's Tea Room, mythology romance, Norse, Nothing is Impossible!, paranormal romance, Part 5 - Climax, Part 6, romance novels, steampunk romance, Susan Hanniford Crowley, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire in the Basement, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, Vampire Princess of New York, Viking, Weekly Paranormal-Scope, When Love Survives, Writer's Life, Writing Craft, Writing Topics, writing workshop, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How to Write A Fiction Novel, Part 5 – Climaxes and How They Happen!

The climax of a fiction novel is where all the troubles, all the efforts come to a single point of confrontation. The hero, heroine, or both working together must make a life changing decision. In my book Vampire King of … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, How to Write A Fiction Novel, Max Vander Meer, Mrs. Bright's Tea Room, mythology romance, Norse, Nothing is Impossible!, paranormal romance, Part 5 - Climax, romance novels, steampunk romance, Susan Hanniford Crowley, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire in the Basement, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, Vampire Princess of New York, Viking, Weekly Paranormal-Scope, When Love Survives, Writer's Life, Writing Craft, Writing Topics, writing workshop, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

An Observation of the Moon or A Writing Prompt?

I took a photography class a while back and learned that the camera does not always see what the human eye sees. This is a photo of last night’s moon. To my eye, the moon was a clearly defined full … Continue reading

Posted in A Vampire for Christmas, Max Vander Meer, Norse, paranormal, paranormal romance, romance, romance novels, Susan Hanniford Crowley, The Stormy Love Life of Laura Cordelais, vampire books, Vampire David Hilliard, Vampire King of New York, Vampire King of New York In Print, Vampire Maximillion Vander Meer, vampires, Viking, Weekly Paranormal-Scope, Yule | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

B is for Black Moment

With the whole rebel alliance counting on him, Luke Skywalker has one shot left to kill the Death Star.  His on-board targeting system has failed to work.  The Death Star has cleared the moon and is about to blast the planet … Continue reading

Posted in Craft, Jenna Jaxon | Tagged , , | Leave a comment

What Inspires Your Writing?

I’ve been working on posts for my blog tour for Beleaguered that starts next week and realized that in two of them I wrote about inspiration:  what book/s got me hooked on romance (and ultimately inspired me to write romance) … Continue reading

Posted in Craft | Tagged , , , | Leave a comment