Hidden in plain sight

It's not how big it is, it's how you use it. And this may be the only time in my life I use that phrase without entendre. What I'm talking about, since entendre is out of the question, is the extra stuff that goes into a story. The scenery, characterization, action and so forth that... Continue Reading →

Why I’m a Human Waver

by Amanda S. Green Before I get started, let me give you a quick update. We've been in negotiations with a certain kilt-wearing raccoon for the release of Kate, but those negotiations aren't going very far. He keeps wanting more pie and a certain evil penguin keeps hijacking the pie truck. Anyway, we are confident... Continue Reading →

Framing your characters

"It's not what you say, it's how you say it" "The frame is as important as the picture" You've all heard things like this, but have you actually stopped to think about what they mean? Don't worry if you haven't: human nature keeps things like this comfortably in the background until you get smacked with... Continue Reading →

What to write about?

by Amanda S. Green That's the question that's been staring me in the face not just this morning as I try to figure out what to blog.  I've been up to my eyes trying to finish the rewrite and edits on Nocturnal Serenade so I can get them to my editor as well as doing... Continue Reading →

One Year Later

By  Amanda S. Green I'm going to start off by admitting that I've been hard-pressed trying to figure out what to blog about today.  I've been working on a series of posts about the changing role of agents for more than a month.  Every time I think I'm ready to go with it, something happens... Continue Reading →

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