Author Interviews, Personal Posts

Author Interview: Bokerah Brumley

Please welcome author Bokerah Brumley! Intro: What’s your name, what do you write, where can readers find you on social media? And just for fun, if you could be any mythological being, what or who would you be? My name is Bokerah Brumley. I am a speculative fiction—all sorts of science fiction and fantasy. Though, I… Continue reading Author Interview: Bokerah Brumley

Characters, Writing Tips

Character Development: Wants/Needs and Portraits

Welcome back to Claerie’s Tales and the third part of my Character Development series. If you haven’t read parts one and two, I highly recommend starting there, as in order to illustrate this topic thoroughly, I will be using the character I created last time as an example. If you have read those previous posts,… Continue reading Character Development: Wants/Needs and Portraits

Personal Posts

Workshop Wednesdays

Check out my friend Katie’s post about what’s going on in our writing group!

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Today is what we call Workshop Wednesdays in my writing group on Facebook, Writers of Queer Fiction. I created this group along with fellow authors Claerie Kavanaugh and Amy Nowacoski.

We made this group after coming together in a Beta Reader’s group on Facebook, discussing how it was difficult to find an active group for LGBT+ writers or writers who write with LGBT+ characters and themes. Now, of course, there are lots of amazing writers groups on facebook! I am in quite a few of them, and utilize them all! But, sometimes you need to ask serious questions about representation, sensitivity, or, dare I say it, sex–and you don’t want to be mocked by Joe Schmoe in that group with 50k+ members in it.

That is where  Writers of Queer Fiction comes in! We offer a safe place to ask these questions. We are a group for writers

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Characters, Writing Tips

 Character Development: Emotional Wounds

Welcome back to Claerie’s Tales everyone! Today’s post is the second in my multi-part character development series, where I give you a sneak peek into my process and provide some resources that will hopefully come in handy as you develop your own. This particular topic and resource might be my favorite writing tool that I’ve… Continue reading  Character Development: Emotional Wounds

Characters, Writing Tips

Character Development: The Basics

Today’s blog post is the first in my character development series. I’ve talked before about how to give your characters dimension, but throughout this series, I’m going to walk you through my personal character development process from beginning to end. I’ve discussed one of my favorite tools, The 100 Most Important Things to Know About… Continue reading Character Development: The Basics

Author Interviews

Author Interview: Johanna Evelyn 

  For this week's interview, please welcome clean romance author Johanna Evelyn! Intro: What’s your name? Johanna Evelyn What do you write? Clean romance Where can readers find you on social media? https://www.facebook.com/jolovesbooks/ johannaevelyn.com And just for fun, if you could be any mythological being, what or who would you be? Mythology was never my… Continue reading Author Interview: Johanna Evelyn