Category Archives: Resources for Writers

Online Writing Groups- Sometimes Size Matters

In the last post on this topic (Online Writing Groups- Know What You Want) , we talked about figuring out what you want to get out of an online writing group. Next it’s good to think about how big a group … Continue reading

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Things Not To Do when Writing Combat

There are things to do when you’re writing combat and there are things not to do. These are the second type Ten hand to hand combat myths writers need to stop using Catherine Kane 6/13/17 For more information on Catherine’s … Continue reading

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Ready…. Set…

… setting! Do you set the scene your story takes place in? If so “Are You Making These Setting Mistakes?” Catherine Kane 6/6/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as … Continue reading

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That’s Quirky

What makes a character real? Why his quirks. Let’s take a look at how quirks can improve your characters. Let’s Get Quirky Catherine Kane 6/1/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and … Continue reading

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How to Write For Teens

The young adult market is opening up now and there’s a lot of opportunities there  for writers, but it takes a certain touch to write well for that age group. Here’s a good reference. How To Write For Teens Without … Continue reading

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Why “Gh” ?

A good  question… What is “gh” Doing in So Many English Words? Catherine Kane 4/27/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as a Psychic Empath”, “Manifesting Something Better”, “The Psychic … Continue reading

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R. L.Stine Shares His Writing Secrets

Thinking about writing horror? Check out what R. L. Stine has to say. Writing Words of Wisdom: R. L. Stine Catherine Kane 4/18/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath – Surviving and Thriving as … Continue reading

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Free App- Better Writing

Want to improve your writing? Check out Expresso, a free app that helps identify weak or unnecessary words in your work. To learn more, click here Catherine Kane 4/11/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical … Continue reading

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Resources for Indie Authors

Part of being an indie author is needing to have more skills than someone who’s traditionally published. Here’s some sources that can help…. Top 10 Sites for Indie Authors Catherine Kane 4/6/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in … Continue reading

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Add Color to Your Writing

Here’s a reference to a rainbow of  different colors you can use when you write Name Every Shade of the Rainbow With This ”Color Thesaurus” Catherine Kane 3/16/17 For more information on Catherine’s books, “Adventures in Palmistry”, “The Practical Empath … Continue reading

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