Well developed characters are the difference between your readers caring and not caring, between them being engaged and losing interest. If you don’t have relatable characters, your story could be doomed. (No pressure.) In this episode, Dominic and Katy discuss 5 tips for developing characters your readers will stick with until the end. Join usContinue reading “Podcast: Five Tips for Creating Captivating Characters”
Author Archives: Katy Campbell
Thursday Limerick: SoCal
If you like avocados on toast, And you want to live near the coast, Then save up a lot, Or you won’t get a spot, And you’ll have to say “adios”.
Podcast: Five Tips for Writing Dialogue
Good dialogue is critical to building your characters, engaging your readers, and shaping your story. Now all you have to do is type up some awesome character conversations that do just that! It will be easy. Except that it isn’t. You are stuck. You are panicking. FEAR NOT! In this episode, Dominic and Katy shareContinue reading “Podcast: Five Tips for Writing Dialogue”
Fabulous Fan Art!
A couple of the beta readers for Rosaline’s Curse sent me fan art and it made me laugh so much, I asked them if I could share! The first couple are from Grace Woods. You can see more of her art here: https://legendfiction.com/post/grace-woods-2/ And these are from Max Woods. You can see more of hisContinue reading “Fabulous Fan Art!”
Podcast: How to Make Dialogue Sound More Real and Readable
Dialogue! We all engage in it every single day. So why is it so hard to write? In this episode, Dominic and Katy talk about what makes good dialogue and why it is critical to your story. Join us for a 15 minute tip each week, short enough to squeeze in, long enough to learnContinue reading “Podcast: How to Make Dialogue Sound More Real and Readable”
Thursday Limerick: Chicken Stock
When a chicken invested in stock, It left her broker in shock. A bird financially keen, Was something he’d never seen, So he couldn’t help but to gawk.
Chapter One: The Magic Rectangle
Hello folks! Wanted to share Chapter One of my new book Rosaline’s Curse. This book will be released on June 25th! (But if you want to read it for free, right now, scroll to the bottom of this post for the super-secret, exclusive, VIP link.) Enjoy! Rosaline awoke to the astonished face of a mustachedContinue reading “Chapter One: The Magic Rectangle”
Preorder Rosaline’s Curse
Good news! The digital version of Rosaline’s Curse is now available for preorder on Amazon! I have a paperback in the works! I will update you when that version is ready! You can tell I am excited by my excessive use of exclamation points!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Rosaline’s ex-fiancé is an evil god. At least, that’s what heContinue reading “Preorder Rosaline’s Curse”
I am finished writing. Done. Forever. You see, yesterday my husband wrote this short story. Upon reading it, I gathered up all my classics: my Shakespeare, Tolkien, Dickens, Orwell, and Homer and I threw them all in the trash. I then vowed that I would never write anything again. You see, nothing will ever comeContinue reading “Chainsaw Sharks”
Podcast: More on Plotting Your Story
So you have your basic plot–your hero, her goal, and the obstacles she faces. The trouble is, you have no idea where to go next. A lot of the time, your writing feels like slogging through a swamp of tedious scenes. Fear not! In this episode, Dominic and Katy will talk through the eight storyContinue reading “Podcast: More on Plotting Your Story”