Common writer mistakes #17

#17 — Characters with similar names Lately, a lot of writers—myself included—have characters with similar names. For one novel, I found about seven names that all started with the letter j. While we get these names right because we know the characters well, readers, who are learning them, might mix them up. Changing character names … Continue reading Common writer mistakes #17

Female writers

My dreams got crushed in high school. All my life, I wanted to be a writer. I told fantasy stories to my grandparents in their backyard when I was about seven. By the time I was in fourth grade, I tried writing my first novel in a Pirates of the Caribbean journal. (I never did … Continue reading Female writers