How Emotional Depth Touches the Human Heart in Stories

Grabbing your readers and pulling them into your story-world is a bit like trying to lure a cat into a bathtub and we all know how that usually ends. When I initially submitted my work to publishers, I struggled with … Continued

How Backstories Add Dimension to Characters

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Ever read a story and thought, “Hey, why did that character just do that?” Or maybe, “There’s no way they’d be scared of that!” Well, the thing is, every character has a backstory, something like their own personal tale before … Continued

How Real Life Experiences Inspire My Novels

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In today’s blog post, I am stepping out of my comfort zone to share something deeply personal. As someone who values privacy in a world that demands transparency into our personal lives, I typically reserve sharing my life experiences for … Continued