The Core: What Drives a Novel?

I’m currently smack dab in the middle of my current WIP, and it usually takes this long to figure out exactly what the theme of the book might be.  I know.  I should have a theme when I begin, but as I have found out, the purpose behind every novel shifts and changes as itContinue reading “The Core: What Drives a Novel?”

Writing Exercise: Describing With Color

Writing exercises are essential for a writer.  It’s like getting up in the morning and doing pushups for your brain.  Today’s writing exercise is very simple, but will help the writer to learn that colors are used by our culture to describe all manner of details in a text. Step 1: On a piece ofContinue reading “Writing Exercise: Describing With Color”