Starting Over: Mirroring Kristin Cashore’s Process of Writing “Bitterblue”

Hello everyone! This is a link to my post on Coffee House Writers. The link to the full article is here. It is about the editing process I will be using for the first draft of the novel I finished last month. I hope you like it! Feel free to comment either here on this … Continue reading Starting Over: Mirroring Kristin Cashore’s Process of Writing “Bitterblue”

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An Open Letter to My Younger Self

Here is another post from Coffee House Writers. As always you can find the full post here. I hope you enjoy it! An Open Letter to My Younger Self Dear Younger Self, You will be on a journey of learning your whole life. Along the way, there will be tears, great friends, betrayal, suicidal thoughts, … Continue reading An Open Letter to My Younger Self

Start Writing Fiction: Learning From Reading by T.L. Hicks

This is another installment by T.L. Hicks in her Start Writing Fiction series. She is my editor at Coffee House Writers and has some great tips for writers. You can find the rest of the article here. I hope you enjoy reading her stuff as much as I do! Start Writing Fiction: Learning From Reading … Continue reading Start Writing Fiction: Learning From Reading by T.L. Hicks

Big Dream: Exploring My Deep-Seated Fears

This is another post I wrote for Coffee House Writers. You can find the whole article here. I hope you enjoy! Big Dream: Exploring My Deep-Seated Fears I had been thinking about a challenge. A challenge to identify my fears as they relate to my Big Dream from Debbie Burns book “The Path to Courage.” A Big Dream is the thing … Continue reading Big Dream: Exploring My Deep-Seated Fears

Start Writing Fiction: Characters and Conflicts by T.L. Hicks

Here is another part to my friend and editor on Coffee House Writers' series Start Writing Fiction. As always, you can find the entire article here or at the end of the excerpt! Enjoy! Start Writing Fiction: Characters and Conflicts by T.L. Hicks Welcome to the fifth installment of the Start Writing Fiction series. In previous articles, … Continue reading Start Writing Fiction: Characters and Conflicts by T.L. Hicks

Start Writing Fiction: Building a Story by T.L. Hicks

This is the fourth installment of the Start Writing Fiction series by my friend T.L. Hicks. She is a writer and my editor on Coffee House Writers. You can read the rest of the story here. Start Writing Fiction: Building a Story by T.L. Hicks Welcome to the fourth installment of the Start Writing Fiction series. Now … Continue reading Start Writing Fiction: Building a Story by T.L. Hicks

Start Writing Fiction: Editing and Revision by T.L. Hicks

This is the third installment of T.L. Hick's Start Writing Fiction Series on Coffee House Writers. You can find the full article here. Start Writing Fiction: Editing and Revision by T.L. Hicks Now you know what fiction is and how to get into the habit of writing, we will now look at the agony of the all-important editing … Continue reading Start Writing Fiction: Editing and Revision by T.L. Hicks