Author Resource List with Savanna Roberts

I can’t believe we’ve finally reached the end of our event! Thank you so much for sticking with us! Below you will find a great list of author resources at your disposal…

To Christian Authors Who Don’t Write Christian Literature with AnnMarie Pavese

Author of a HUGE and stunning debut novel, So Sang the Dawn, Annie has a bunch of tips that will be helpful for Christian authors that don’t want to write Christian Fiction.

Why Studying Story is Important with Courtney Kleefeld

Courtney and I have been involved in other blog events together, and she’s truly knowledgeable on story craft. Read on to discover why she believes studying story is important for writers, whether they’re beginners or advanced!

How to Build Strong Characters with Brian McBride

If any of you have ever read a book by Brian McBride (or at least a review of his book), he is well known for creating solid characters! Read on to find out about his method, The Four Point Arc!

Plotter vs. Pantser with Samantha Seestrom

Read on to get a glimpse of author Samantha Seestrom’s plotting methods and figure out which kind of writer you are!

On Writing Blog Event: Intro + Schedule

Schedule for my March On Writing 2.0 Blog Event

Basing Fictional Characters Off of Real People

Today I wanted to discuss a widely controversial topic in the writing world — basing fictional characters off of people you know. While at first glance writers (and even readers!) may think that it shouldn’t be that big of a deal, there are definitely some cons to this method of characterization that writers should be aware about…