Authors take back your book rights before it's too late

Authors—Take Back Your Book Rights Before It’s Too Late!

Did you sign away your book rights without really understanding what you were doing?  A little-known copyright law could help you get your rights back.

Romance without erotica

Romance Without Erotica

Can novels be romantic without containing erotica? I was on a writing panel to discuss this issue.

Making Imaginary Characters Real

Making Imaginary Characters Real

Get to know your character! One of the things I’m often asked to speak about is how to create realistic characters. Here are some tips I’ve learned over twenty years.

Backstory: How Not to Tell Too Much

Backstory: How Not to Tell Too Much

Don’t kill your book’s chances by including too much backstory. These tips will save time and help you create a better novel.

Writing a Compelling First Person POV

Writing a Compelling First Person POV

Many people assume writing a first person POV is easy, but here are some things you’ll need to watch for.