Literary Music Lessons: Motivation and Norah Jones


Motivation: it can be the factor in your writing that determines how readers perceive your characters. Think of your favorite heroes. Now your favorite villains. Odds are if you thought about their character arcs, you also can figure out their motivation. Solid characters need something to drive them, even if they’re secondary. Because if a… Continue reading Literary Music Lessons: Motivation and Norah Jones

The Writer’s Conquest – Level Four: Back to Writing Basics


Welcome to the fourth installment of the ongoing YouTube series for writers, providing all the marketing and writing advice needed to take on the Writer’s Conquest. Going back to writing basics proved quite large, so large that the video has been split into two parts to allow you the time needed to complete each of… Continue reading The Writer’s Conquest – Level Four: Back to Writing Basics

Day Four – A Great Sentence, Part Two


Day Four of Swedish Fish, my blog about writing, ambitions, and family.