First Drafts

Tools For A Successful First Draft

Tools For A Successful First Draft

  I am in the midst of the first draft of my latest Regency romance (more info about the new...

First Drafts: Write or Flight?

First Drafts: Write or Flight?

Am I alone in this? Every time I begin the first draft of a novel, two conflicting realities converge. The...

Finishing the First Draft

Finishing the First Draft

Our revels now are ended. These our actors, As I foretold you, were all spirits, and Are melted into air,...

First Drafts and the Need to Flee

First Drafts and the Need to Flee

Is it just me, or does every writer get to a point in their first draft where they want to...

Our Characters: The Path into the Void

Our Characters: The Path into the Void

Where would we be without our characters? I for one would be nowhere. While I have a lively imagination, I...

The Leap into the Void

The Leap into the Void

The blank page that lies before us every time we sit down to write is the void. Unformed and unknown,...