With 2016 coming to a close, I wanted to end the year sharing one of my favorite posts that I wrote. Here’s one on developing my characters. Even though I’m a writer, I’m actually a really visual person. So when it came to creating my main character Dayna and the four other people who would …
I’m sure as I continue on this debut author journey, I’ll be surprised by more and more things, but for now one thing has really surprised me about what a debut author needs. It’s not a publicist or a street team—though I’m sure those are both very helpful. It’s an author signature!
Though I can’t debut my actual author photos yet—I’m still waiting for them to be thoroughly airbrushed—I did want to share a few of my favorites. I’ll let you guess why I didn’t end up choosing them.
Even though I’m a writer, I’m actually a really visual person. So when it came to creating my main character Dayna and the four other people who would be constants in her life (and in my books), I found myself looking to celebrities for inspiration. Read on to learn exactly who inspired the people in Hollywood …
So what if our sleuths went off on vacay (hey, even fictional detectives deserve a break every now and then) and left another character in charge of their cases? It’s Freaky Friday at Chicks on the Case–read on to find out who’s saying, “I’m the crime solver now!”
Sometimes it’s easier to come up with a three-hundred page book than a three-word title. The journey can be brutal, with dozens of contenders considered and then discarded. Or, miracle of miracles, the first title you come up with can be an instant winner. Which way did it go for our Chicks?
Sometimes, you just have to play favorites—and this is one of those times. Today we’re talking about which of our characters we most love to write. (Spoiler Alert: It’s not always who you think it’s going to be!)