Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Amazing Children's Book Author Interviews

YES AMAZING- Oh my goodness. Fifty great interviews from Adolescent Literacy featuring Children's and Young Adult Writers telling their secrets, success stories and lots of other things about how they write and why.
Grab a cup of Joe and join me. I'm on my third cup. A little buzzed, but ah, there is such great information.....

Friday, August 1, 2014

Knowing Your Villains

 Kami Kinard is an accomplished author. And Kami knows villains. Author of The Boy Project and The Boy Problem (2014), she comes clean about taking a long look into your bad guys. 

       Her article in Nerdy Chicks Rule Blog dives deep into why the villain is so important. 
Maybe your antagonist is so mean and nasty; but you need some enduring qualities to make him more rounded and deeper for your reader too.
Check out her five ways to give your evil one- more humanity.  

Find out more about  Kami Kinard  on her site.