I’m new to this writing profession. That’s only partially true – I have two nonfiction books in print that I like to say are Limited Editions. They are. I wrote them when I had other careers. So, unless you are interested in Demystifying Leadership, or A Reflective Journey – Connecting Your Head, Heart, Spirit and
Congratulations to these WisRWA members with new releases this month: Lyn Cote for Beneath Northern Lights and Laurie Winter for This Christmas!
Brand means many things to many people--your book covers showing the same colors and fonts, your chosen sub-genre of romance: romantic suspense, inspirational, LGBT, paranormal, etc. and the all-important Voice. But what about the “magic” that happens when a reader picks up your book and “connects” with you through it? When this happens, you’ve gained
It’s Promotion Thursday for October. Check out where you can find our WisRWA authors this month: On Monday, Oct. 19, Helen C. Johannes will be spotlighted on N. N. Light’s Book Heaven’s second annual Trick or Treat Book Bonanza. Stop by and check out what her Halloween costume is!
Are you getting the most out of your WisRWA membership? Here is a list of the current benefits WisRWA provides for members. Monthly Area Meetings We currently have two active areas (Wausau and Greater Green Bay) and are working to find an area contact for the Milwaukee group. Members are invited to attend any
Congratulations to Lyn Cote for her new release this month, Fatal Winter.
From the day I started writing fiction, I’ve heard about the critical importance of character arcs, which for the sake of brevity we can think of as a journey of change. It’s almost a mantra: Major characters must change. I recently took an online class with author Kathryn Craft that focused on character arcs. (Raiders
I love writing classes. They so often offer unexpected surprises. I’d like to share a tip from a recent class that made an impact on me. Veronia Rossi talked about revision. She said read your work and look for the sentences that are vague and general. They’re missing specifics. They’re using a phrase you’ve read
Congratulations to Virginia McCullough for her new release this month, A Bridge Home.
In my latest release, I tell the story of five sisters who changed history by asking to inherit land in a male-dominated society. I’m sure the daughters of Zelophehad were fearful of upsetting their relatives, and I was fearful of writing their story. How would I bring five characters to life on the page? I