Category World Building

The Mysteries of Life

Alright, I just have to give a shout out to this guy: Chuck Wendig.
http://terribleminds.com/ramble/2012/05/08/25-things-writers-should-know-about-creating-mystery/

My current manuscript is in the final final stages of fix, edit, cover the holes, etc before I try and shoot this baby across to an agent. It’s been through a beta read, critique partners, and (hopefully) it’s about polished out.

One item of feedback I’ve received is there’s far too much mystery surrounding this story. The reader is frustrated that he hasn’t figured it all out (plot, character motivations, etc) at around the 100 page mark. To be honest, that’s the point, isn’t it?

But, like all first-time novelists, I started to second-guess myself...

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Welcome

Genorä & Welcome to Daily Cup o’ Coffee 🙂

The first day of fall draws nearer. The rains have come and in my kitchen there’s a strong smell of pumpkin pie spice which – let’s be honest – makes me crave all those yummy, warm foods that come with the season.

Instead of eating though, I’ve got a warm cup of coffee in my hands, a soft blanket over my legs, and a head full of utter nonsense. 🙂

For those who have found their way to my little corner of the world, feel free to grab a cup of coffee and stroll through the halls. I’m a writer, developer, designer, gardener, and mother of some very rambunctious little monkeys. I’m also a dog lover, so that one person out there in the universe – you know who you are – stop sending me cat videos. Please?

Feel free to poke around my blog as much o...

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