Teaser from “Gingerbread and the Fox”

Rurik stopped and stared in awe. The runner was glorious, her breath unfurling though she hardly panted. Wavy red hair, as long as her waist, fluttered around her like a tattered cape, glittering with snow. The color was and radiant against the tundra. She was almost on top of him, but hadn’t spotted him yet, … Continue reading Teaser from “Gingerbread and the Fox”

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Sticking with the Novel

I used to flit from story idea to story idea like a stereotypical player hooking up with the next tight-skirted, doe-eyed co-ed who flirted by ... Feeling a bit like an addict trying to break a habit, I employed several tricks to hold myself accountable and stay focused:

Studying a Novel like it’s a Textbook

Critical Editing Worksheet A novel is a biography on its characters and a historical, geographical, cultural outline of its universe. Is all the necessary information given to the readers? Download a PDF of this Worksheet INSTRUCTIONS While reading, highlight or take notes on the key facts Advanced: Differentiate between world-building facts, setting details, and character … Continue reading Studying a Novel like it’s a Textbook