Author Archives: Noelle

Writing a synopsis – Yes, another method

I don’t claim to write query blurbs or back cover copy well. I can’t form an elevator pitch to save my life. I can barely write a first draft of a book. However, one thing that sends most authors fleeing … Continue reading

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Rainbow Lollipops and Unicorn Poop – Blogging at Demons, Dreams, & Dragon Wings today!

Ever since my daughter, Thing 1, was old enough to talk, she’s periodically had nightmares. She couldn’t always tell me what they were about, but the fear was always there. My solution: run interference. If you’re thinking about something else, … Continue reading

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When enough is enough

On Thursday night, I sat down with Mr. Pierce to watch a movie I’d looked forward to for months: Identity Thief. Now, my mother, as well as a lot of my friends speak so highly of Melissa McCarthy that I … Continue reading

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Setting new goals for 2013

I’m determined to get my mojo back. I have a story to write, and several to edit. And I can’t be sidetracked by life anymore. When I started writing, I wasn’t bogged down with a bunch of rules or an … Continue reading

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Blogging at Demons, Dreams, and Dragon Wings today!

I’m talking about story structure and Rise of the Guardians. I’ve been watching a lot of movies lately. This is not entirely uncommon, but the interesting part is that I’ve been watching them with an eye toward story structure. This … Continue reading

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