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How Do I Name My Characters?

Finding names for your cast of characters in your next novel can be daunting, fun, challenging, a joy, and a mess.

Thank the writing gods for the ol’ find and replace button on Word, can I get an amen? Can’t tell you how many times I changed my mind midway through a novel concerning a character’s moniker.

How do you turn a groan-inducing chore into a fun treasure hunt? Here are a few ideas when all your frazzled imagination can come up with is yet another John or Sara. Read more

How to Write a Book Club Pick

Having your novel chosen by a book club is a novelist’s dream.

Think of the conversations it will start concerning your carefully placed words, how many paperback copies will be purchased, how it will be passed around the group, dog-eared, and debated.

You simply cannot buy that kind of dedicated audience. Read more

How To Write A Killer Plot Twist

With the exception of few weirdos, readers love a great plot twist. When executed well, the perfect plot twist turns an okay read into an unforgettable one.

Let’s analyze what makes a plot twist work, what doesn’t, and how to include a killer twist in your own book. Read more