The Pleasure & The Pain

Worth reading.

Claire Stibbe, Author

I’ve heard many readers squawking about the price of eBooks. Some have said $1.99 is too high and that they will only consider buying a book if its 99 cents or free.

We know readers love reading books and authors love writing them. But there is something a reader might not know. And that is the time & tears involved in writing that book. Here are a couple of questions to consider.

  1. How long does it take for a builder to build a wall?
  2. What does he need before he arrives at the site?

Here are a few bricks that make up that literary wall. Wall

  • Character Biography: An author needs characters and each character must have a biography. For instance: When was the character born? What do they look like? Rich, poor, or middle-class?  This helps to draw a deep portrait of the person and make him/her more convincing. Motivations, arc, and struggle are also major components in forming this character. Remember Shakespeare’s

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