Advice, Characters, Craft, Dream, Fiction, Scene, Tips, Writing

Frigid Fiction

The beginning of this post is rather … unusual, and to lessen my chances of it getting search hits of the wrong sort, I will use creative spelling. Let’s just say a woman had a s.e.x dream and in this dream, though aware the act was taking place, she felt none of the usual physical… Continue reading Frigid Fiction

Advice, Craft, Dialogue, Editing, Fiction, Narrative, Novel, Revision, Scene, Tips, Writing

She said what?!

In this round of novel editing, I discovered a problem caused by rearranging scenes. I was reading merrily along when I said to myself, “Wow, is Renee a bitch or what?” Granted Renee’s a little rough around the edges, and says pretty much what she thinks, but still. I didn’t believe she and Jalal knew… Continue reading She said what?!