One of my favourite posts from my original blog in 2006 was when I wrote about villains and their role in our novels. It has been updated a smidge (hello Thanos you wonderful baddy you) but it's still a gooder. Ahhh, the villain. The baddy. The bastard. The bitch. The evil one. There's just something… Continue reading The Boogeyman
Another favourite from 2006 was one I did on heroines. Are they strong or just a raging bitch? Bitch: n. a spiteful woman • an unpleasant or difficult thing Strength: n. the quality of being strong; the intensity of this • a source of strength; the particular respect in which a person or thing is strong So...your heroine… Continue reading The Heroine Factor
November's question: Win or not, do you usually finish your NaNo project? Have any of them gone on to be published? Every November, I sign up for NaNoWriMo and I think only once I've finished a book and it was never published. I intend to one day but it has some issues: forgotten plot strands,… Continue reading Commitment Issues
A year ago I came up with the swell idea to create a new pseudonym and write erotica. You'd think I'd learned I can't handle to writing identities when Riann Colton was born. Instead I had forgotten the joy of two websites, two Facebook pages, two blogs, two Twitter accounts, two Goodreads accounts. And out… Continue reading Why do I do this to myself?
Last night was my RWA Chapter's PRO/PAN dinner/meeting and we discussed our biggest mistakes. To quote Frank Sinatra: Regrets, I've had a few But then again, too few to mention I did what I had to do And saw it through without exemption I'm not going to list off the mistakes I've made in 20+… Continue reading Self-Inflicted