There are often times I'll be writing a scene and I want to include an odor or scent but my mind goes completely blank. How is it that the only smell I can readily recall is garlic and Axe deodorant? It's crazy to think that we're surrounded 24/7 by smells--good and bad-- that we don't… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Over 150 Smells & 50 Smelly Adjectives to Help Add Dimension to Your Writing.
I'm getting ready to send a manuscript to my beta readers. Here are the guidelines and questions I'm asking them to consider before and during the reading process. Let's face it, there’s no use having someone tell you how wonderful your work is because that doesn’t allow you to make it any better. You need… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Directions for Beta Readers
No matter what kind of writer you are, sometimes it can be a challenge to find something fresh to write about. Knowing where to begin can be half of the battle. Here’s a list of fifty ideas to help you spark ideas or find inspiration for articles, character development, background, or whatever you’re writing. Let… Continue reading My Twisted Writer Brain…Fifty Ways, Places, or Ideas to Motivate Your Muse.