Tag Archives: Thursday Thoughts

Thursday Thoughts: Universal Character Arc

One of the first things a fiction writer needs to understand is the journey a character makes from the beginning of his or her story to the end. We here in the trenches call that the character arc. Interesting stories … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Beauty

There’s a lot of ugly in the world right now, and not just in actions but in hearts. I’m old school. I believe in civil discussions about differences, a give-and-take debate over topics two people disagree about. That’s not happening … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal HEAs

Happy Ever Afters. The stock and trade of romance writers everywhere. That’s why I read romance. And why I write it. I’m there for the feel-good pay-off. And when I pick up a romance novel, I’m guaranteed at least a … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Pantser

Once upon a time, there were Plotters and Pantsers. The two peoples maintained a civil discourse but neither side truly understood the other. Then one day, in true Romeo and Juliet tradition, a Pantser and a Plotter sat down over … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Knowing

I wish I could say I was emersed in my writing and forgot to set up this post yesterday, which is what I normally do. I try to be organized and stay a day ahead. The operative word is try. … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Serendipity

There’s a lot going on in the world right now. As a self-published/hybrid author, it’s a constant fight against the scammers, crooks, and greedy people. The current hot button. especially in the romance world, is the trademarking of every-day words … Continue reading

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Thursday Thoughts: Universal Funk

Life (and subsequently my writing) has been something of a rollercoaster of late. There are good days and bad days. There are blah days and fun days. There’s laughter and a few tears. There’s birth and death, sickness and health, … Continue reading

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