Tag Archives: Writing process

Co-Starring your Secondary Characters

The stories I write always have a strong protagonist with an obvious arc of change for the character. It’s the second tier characters I often forget, but they also deserve growth. I’ve been using a technique to recheck how they … Continue reading

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Write, Read, Rewrite

I’ve been asked many times how long it took for me to write my first 40,000-word middle grade novel. The answer surprises most. It took me four months to write and two years to rewrite. Now that I am well … Continue reading

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On Becoming a Writer

Writer 1. somebody who writes books or articles professionally 2. somebody who can write, who writes well, or who enjoys writing It hasn’t been easy. For starters, I started my writing career in third grade with pencil in hand. My … Continue reading

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