Have you tried Canva for book covers?

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Coryn of Bellsferry: Blood Thieves -Chapter 5: Unexpected Guests

Hunter aesthetic!  Coryn Aesthetic! Chapter 5 of Coryn of Bellsferry: Blood Thieves is here! Check it out on Wattpad! “I shivered, despite the summer heat. What if something happened to me? What if the Blood Thieves got to me? What would that do to my daughter, losing the person closest to her? She barely knewContinue reading “Coryn of Bellsferry: Blood Thieves -Chapter 5: Unexpected Guests”

I’m a YouTuber: Videos of Funny YA Readings & Relationship Advice for Christian Women

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Killing Your Characters

So killing off characters in your story: is it fun for you, or torture? I’ve been on both sides of this fence, and I can say that now, it’s leaning toward more fun. For me, there’s something about the shock of it, the later oh-so-hoped for justice, the real-ness it adds to the danger andContinue reading “Killing Your Characters”

Writing Craft Wednesday: Good character-building scenes that keep your plot rollin’

Ever read a book that felt like slogging through twelve inches of snow? It dragged on and you were like, “Give me some action already.” Chances are, not every scene moved the story forward. Either a lot of stuff was there for the sake of giving you important info, or the author took her sweetContinue reading “Writing Craft Wednesday: Good character-building scenes that keep your plot rollin’”

Make Your Audience Feel

If you want your audience to feel for your protagonist, to empathize with her, you must express feelings rather than tell feelings. Here’s what I mean;  This is telling how your character is feeling: Jenna dreaded her boyfriend’s reaction to her new cancer-riddled appearance.  And this is expressing how your character is feeling: Jenna’s clammyContinue reading “Make Your Audience Feel”