Life & Books & Innards…

Me and Brinda Berry have too much fun discussing the word innards on today’s Life & Books.   If you receive this blog as an email, click this link to see the video: Life & Books & Innards… Brinda Berry lives in the southern US with her family, where she surfs (the internet) too much,...

Life & Books: Those Crazy Contests

Life & Books: Contests If we’re gonna talk about critiques, we’ve got to talk about the critiques we’ve gotten from contests. Confession: I’m a contest whore. Before I signed with my agent and Sourcebooks, I entered contests ALL THE TIME. So I’ve got a lot of contest stories to share. Here’s a few of...

Life & Books: The Worst Critique Ever

Life & Books: The Worst Critique Ever If you’ve ever had a contest judge be a real jerk… If you’ve ever had a horrible review… If you’ve ever had a critique… THAT ALMOST MADE YOU QUIT WRITING…   Then be sure to watch our video.   This week on Life & Books: The Worst...

Life & Books: Hanging Out With Our Characters

Life & Books: Hanging Out With Our Characters Characters. Characters. Characters. Every writer has a cast of characters inside their mind. Some of the cast are great people, people who–if they were real–you’d want to be friends with. But then there’s those other characters… The villains. The alpha male who reads good on the...

Life & Books: YOU and HIDDEN BODIES

Life & Books: YOU and HIDDEN BODIES   My favorite book of 2015 was YOU by Caroline Kepnes. Why did I love it? It was different than anything I’ve ever read. Joe the main character isn’t a good guy. He’s a bad guy. But there’s just something about him. Something compelling and almost redeeming....

Life & Books: Brinda Berry Builds a Character

Life & Books: Brinda Berry Builds a Character.   Characters. Characters. Characters. You can’t have a novel without them. It would be a boring book of nothing without fictional people to breathe life into the pages.   This week on Life & Books, Brinda Berry discusses Collin from her New Adult novel TEMPTING FATE. The book...

Life & Books: TV and Movie Kisses

This week on Life & Books, me and Brinda Berry continue our discussion on kissing! It’s all about TV and movie kisses.   Hint: Twilight and Longmire were mentioned!   Share with me your favorite TV or movie kiss! If you enjoyed our video, do us a favor and hit the handy dandy Click-To-Tweet...

Life & Books: Kissing Characters

This week on Life & Books, me and Brinda Berry discuss first kisses in our manuscripts. First kisses! What could be better than the moment when the hero and heroine finally have their first kiss? Well, maybe when that first kiss turns into more, but that’s a topic for another post. Have you read...
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