The Hardest Thing About Character Development

The Hardest Thing About Character Development

These characters we create, as writers, they become like real people, birthed into existence by choice words. They’re fashioned from bits and pieces, remembrances, glances and from the fabric of our imagination.  These characters that we create, they take on truths, they make people feel things and sometimes elicit anger and rage from us.  These characters that we create in stories they’re created out of something.  Thin air … yes.  imagination … yes.  history … yes. They are created from a mixture of the real and unreal, the seen and unseen and we as writers, we give them the journey into people’s hearts. Continue reading “The Hardest Thing About Character Development”

Lessons from a Book Launch

Lessons from a Book Launch

My very first book Launch Party … what-what ?!?!

So … It Happened!  I had my very first book launch party for The Storyteller’s Throne!  It was a wonderful and anxiety producing experience …  I’d like to send out a huge thank you to everyone that came and supported me and to all the people who weren’t able to make it but held space in their busy lives for me to rest in my anxiety! Continue reading “Lessons from a Book Launch”

Top 10 Picture Books for Kids

Top 10 Picture Books for Kids

I’m going to take a moment to list my 10 favorite picture books for kids.  I feel like a good picture book can be picked up at any time in your life and you appreciate it! I remember how fun it was when I had my first child and got to go to the children’s section of the bookstore and pick out stories and books to read at night.  It’s a different journey to read a picture book than to sit and invest yourself in a novel.  So I wanted to make a list of my 10 current favorite children’s picture books that I think any adult or child can enjoy 🙂 Continue reading “Top 10 Picture Books for Kids”

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