Resources: Favorite Books on Writing

Resources: Favorite Books on Writing

Being a writer is all about self-reliance. You dream, research, write and edit while mostly in a state of being alone. That’s why our writing community can be so valuable. But another aspect of importance is our personal library of books about writing. Some books...
Writing Tip: How to Beat Analysis Paralysis

Writing Tip: How to Beat Analysis Paralysis

Spinning my wheels and going nowhere fast Okay, I’ll admit it. I’m usually quite organized. In fact, I LOVE the idea of being organized—ask my family. I work from a daily list of tasks that need to be completed. I have an agenda that keeps me on track (most of the...
Writing Tip: How to Write Realistic Outdoor Scenes

Writing Tip: How to Write Realistic Outdoor Scenes

I consider it a compliment when readers say the ‘wilderness’ in my novels, Tracker and Pursuit, is as much a character as the people in them. Writing scenes in the out of doors—especially in the remote wilderness—and making it believable is key to making...