How I Write a Book

Late last year, I was asking around on social media, trying to figure out what writing blog posts you guys would like to see. One of the answers surprised me. From a non-writer, there was a request to see the breakdown of how I write a story and what all goes into it…

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…