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Tag: W.A.N.A.

Going Pro—Earning Rhino Skin & Learning Which Opinions Matter

My favorite quote is, “Tigers do not lose sleep over the opinion of sheep.” People have opinions. A lot feel the need to share them. Go team! But we don’t have to listen and take these opinions to heart. We can consider the source.

Hooking the Reader & Sticking the Sale—Formatting Matters

In writing, anything that interrupts the fictive dream is BAD JUJU. If our formatting is a train wreck, odds are the reader won’t finish, let alone recommend.

Three NEVERS of Social Media for Writers

These three professional blunders can hang on like the smell of dead fish and stink up our author career, so avoid them at all cost. I understand that many of you who follow this blog are new, so if you’ve made one of these mistakes, you’re learning. We all oops (especially in the beginning), so don’t …

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A Country in Crisis—How Pop Culture is Devaluing Men AND Women

If I had a dollar for every commercial that implies grown men are idiots, I’d be writing this blog on a beach somewhere.

Creating Dimensional Characters—The Blind Spot

Today, we’re going to explore an extension of the WOUND. The BLIND SPOT. There are no perfect personalities. All great character traits possess a blind spot.