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Branding Yourself as an Author: Tips for Writers of More Than One Genre

We’re in a world where it seems everyone needs to be branded and packaged to be successful. Politicians—knowing what they stand for (usually). Singers—their style of music. For example, you wouldn’t expect heavy metal from Dolly Parton. And authors—what they write. You see the name “James Patterson” on a book’s spine and you expect crime/mystery. [...]

2017-12-15T18:21:54+00:00 July 22nd, 2016|The Writing Life|0 Comments

Screenwriting Tips That Work for Authors of Books

I started out writing screenplays. When I began writing novels, I realized that many of the guidelines I’d learned in screenwriting class would serve me well, even though they’re two totally different mediums. You have to remember that they both have one very important thing in common: a good story! Your goal should be to [...]

2017-12-15T18:21:54+00:00 June 10th, 2016|The Writing Life|0 Comments

‘Carol’ Left Me Wanting More

Rainy taxi windows and longing glances. . . if you’re looking for a romantic movie, Carol gives you that rip-your-heart-out angst that romantics like me love. However, parts of the story are problematic. But we’ll get to that. First, let me confess that I haven’t yet read the book on which the film is based, [...]

2017-12-15T18:21:54+00:00 March 29th, 2016|Book, TV and Movie Reviews|0 Comments