Writing – Character Development

Every human being has secrets. Why we hide the truth (or lies) from others and sometimes ourselves is often the most interesting part behind a good secret, but understanding what makes up a secret can help an author write a character in a more genuine way. So what should we know about our characters’ secrets? […]Continue reading “Writing – Character Development”

Lucy’s Christmas Miracle (A Frank Rozzani Private Detective Short Story) by Don Massenzio — My train of thoughts on…

I bought this book (mobi format). My rating: ⭐⭐⭐⭐ Plot (by Goodreads) It’s the Christmas Season and a child is missing. Her parents are frantic. Join Private Detective Frank Rozzani and all of his friends as they search for her in the inclement weather of a cold winter night. It will take a miracle […] viaContinue reading “Lucy’s Christmas Miracle (A Frank Rozzani Private Detective Short Story) by Don Massenzio — My train of thoughts on…”

Take 2: Thinking About Being a Self-Employed Writer? — Live to Write – Write to Live

This is a reworked post from almost exactly a year ago. The question is evergreen and the conversations it started were quite helpful then, as I think they will be now. If you’re on the fence about making the leap to self-employed writer and how to make a living, perhaps something here will help you […]Continue reading “Take 2: Thinking About Being a Self-Employed Writer? — Live to Write – Write to Live”

Inspiration Station: When and Why Did You Begin Writing? With Charles Yallowitz — Rachel Poli

Inspiration Station is back, but in a new way! As you know, guest bloggers appear on my site twice a month. For the months of August, September, and October, my guests will be discussing the same topic: When and why did you begin writing? This week we’ll learn a little bit more about Charles Yallowitz. […]Continue reading “Inspiration Station: When and Why Did You Begin Writing? With Charles Yallowitz — Rachel Poli”