Category Archives: structure

Thrill Ride: Nine Questions for Jump-Starting a Novel

Here another useful tool I use when I’m dancing around, trying to find my plot. I find that once I’m able to answer the following 9 questions, the story has pretty well coalesced and I’m ready to start outlining and/or … Continue reading

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Plotting Along – Thank You, Theresa Meyers!

I spent the day in a local Romance Writer’s workshop yesterday with Theresa Meyers ( ).  All but a couple of us were writers of the romance genre or sub-genres, but most of what she had to teach us transcended … Continue reading

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