Category Archives for "Creativity"

Redesigning my covers

I’m getting ready to change the covers on my books. While I absolutely love my covers, my books are mostly appearing on thriller and suspense bestseller lists these days. I’m afraid the romantic suspense style covers may be turning away those readers.I’m currently leaning toward having either no people on the cover, or a shadowy couple.I’d love […]

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Ballet is storytelling, too

When you think of a storyteller, do you imagine a person sitting at a campfire speaking to an enthralled group? Or a writer putting words on the page?Have you ever thought about ballet as a form of storytelling? If not, then I encourage you to watch this YouTube video. It’s a broadcast of a rehearsal […]

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I Am Not an Architect

In the course of writing a book I often need to put myself into the heads of my characters. No surprise there. What continues to surprise me is how often I need to think like a landscape designer, architect, or interior designer in order to make certain that my characters have the environmental support (or […]

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