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February 27, 2018

    When I begin writing a book, one of the first things I do is create my characters. Usually, depending on what type of story it will be, I randomly choose whatever names that come to me while I'm outlining the chapters. Because I believe fiction is loosely based on...

November 23, 2017

Here are some more nuggets for writers:

1. Keep the wording simple and easy to follow.

2. Watch your word count. Ideally, you want to keep your book between 40,000 and 100,000 words.

3. Avoid overwriting ( i.e. The stifling and choking smoke made it hard to breathe vs. Th...

November 16, 2017

    When writing Christian fiction, follow these simple tips:

      ( They can be used when writing general fiction as well )

1. Read the Bible. It goes without saying that in order to write accurately, some study of the Word is required.

2. Purchase a copy...

June 20, 2016

    As we pulled into Greensboro, I felt proud that the town's beauty and luster remained unchanged. It still looked picturesque, like a postcard frozen in time, and its beauty shone this time of the year. The small, quaint town, flanked by the Black Warrior River, was...

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