When I’m working on a book, I tape photographs of actors who I picture for my characters on a school-sized poster board and prop it up in my writing area. I do that to help with my description of the character’s appearance. Also, by studying how they act…Read more
I meet a lot of authors who don’t realize they’re in business for themselves, but they are. Every author who[…]Read more
Before I was published, a writer friend advised me not to read the reviews of my books posted on sites like Amazon and Goodreads. I must have looked at her funny because she went on to say, “I never read reviews. My daughter screens them and sends me only the good ones.”
As inexperienced I was at that point, I knew I couldn’t follow her advice.