Category Archives: Excerpts

The Hero’s Journey #ThrowbackThursday

Today’s #ThrowbackThursday’s blog looks back to 2017’s AtoZChallenge’s post on the Hero’s Journey: Yes, I know. The Hero’s Journey starts with an “H”, not a “J”, but I’m taking a little creative license. Can you think of a “J” related writing tip? Didn’t think so. I’m also saving myself some time, as I and my…

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Avoid Sagging Middles and Lackluster Endings #AuthorToolboxBlogHop

How You Can Have a Riveting Book Without Sagging Middles and Lackluster Endings The following is an excerpt from my book, The Plot Thickens: 21 Ways to Plot Your Novel. A link to buy can be found here. The second chapter addresses how to avoid sagging middles and lackluster endings. The novel’s middle is vital…

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