Hello SErs. Harmony here. My current WIP is the first time I've written first draft without doing any editing. None at all. At first, I found it tough. But by now, having reached near the end, I've seen how useful it can be ... even a life saver. Early on, a character called Jenny popped … Continue reading Careful Who You Kill
Hello SErs. Harmony here 🙂 Today, I'd like to take a look at designing a book cover for your latest master piece while ensuring you don't break one of the many copyright rules. Whether you make the cover yourself or hire a designer, a good chance exists that you'll use a stock image for it. … Continue reading Are You Legal?
Hi, SE Readers. Joan here today for this month’s Book Cover Friday. This time I The Music of the Deep by Elizabeth Hall (no relation). It was my first time to read this author, but the title and the cover drew me in. However, when searching for a graphic to use for this post, the … Continue reading Book Cover Friday: Music of The Deep
Hello SErs. Harmony here. Happy Friday 🙂 Before I get to today's question, I want to tell you a joke (yeah, sorry about this) ... A guy brings a squirrel into a bar and sets the cage down. The bartender says, 'What's that?' 'A mystery writer.' 'What? That looks like a squirrel.' 'Yeah,' the guys … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Where do You Start?
Hello SErs! Harmony here. Back in December, Craig Boyack wrote an excellent post on writing medium, which you can find HERE. When I read the post, it reminded me of how I use Maslow's hierarchy of needs to help build in-depth characters. Here's what I wrote to Craig in the comments ... What you say … Continue reading How to Use Maslow’s Hierarchy of Needs for Characterisation