3 Lessons I Learned from J.F. Penn’s Desecration

octopus-pinYou probably already know Joanna Penn from her entrepreneurial-author advice at The Creative Penn. I’ve idolized Joanna for awhile now because of her successful writing platform and prolific output of dark thrillers.

Today I’m excited to review her new audiobook Desecration.

Disclosure: I listened to a complimentary copy of this audiobook in exchange for my honest review.[Read More]

The Clark Kent Guide to Writing about Clothing

clark-kent-clothingBefore writing about what your main character is wearing, look to Clark Kent for guidance: every change of clothes is symbolic. 

When that Superman “S” comes out, the reader knows that it’s time for adventure. The same goes for costume changes in Harry Potter, The Hunger Games, and Twilight![Read More]

Write Notepads & Co. GIVEAWAY

notepad-giveawayThis is Better Novel Project’s first GIVEAWAY– I’ve got two gorgeous notebooks from Write Notepads & Co. to give out, plus a few other updates.

Read on to see what I’m researching, planning, reading, learning, and sharing!


1. What I’m Researching

3d printerI went on my second novel research field trip, this time to the USA Science and Engineering Festival (with my dad and husband in tow).[Read More]