They Hated the Movie #writing #amwriting #romance #fantasy #paranormal #author

One afternoon while watching Saving Mr. Banks (the Disney movie based off the trials that Walt Disney had to overcome with P.L. Travers in order to make Mary Poppins) I got to thinking about how many other authors have hated the movie versions of their novels. What? An author hated that their novels were made into movies? Isn't [...]

Bullying an Author #writerproblems #writing #amwriting #writerlife

Like millions of people in this world, I was bullied in elementary school, middle school, and high school. Treated like crap on purpose for reasons I will never know. Does this bother me? No. In all honesty, I'm now friends with some of the people on Facebook and they are all wonderful adults who I feel [...]

The death of a character…. #writing #amwriting #writerproblems #author #writerslife

I did it. I killed off a character today. The poor guy was not one of my main characters. He was just one that popped up out of nowhere while drafting a chapter - not planned on or in my outline. And, while he was a quirky soul that probably could have been more involved in the [...]