• Creative Writing 101,  Fun,  Novels,  Story Graveyard,  Story Vault,  Vampires

    On Loglines & Taglines

    I think there’s value in being able to summarize your stories in as few words as possible. It really helps you identify the heart of your story and this comes in handy when writing blurbs or queries. I actually read somewhere a time or two that if you can’t summarize your novel in one sentence, you might have a problem. While I think that’s a little dramatic, I have found it to be true. In the past, the stories I couldn’t summarize in one sentence had a lot of wrong going on with them. So, I thought it’d be fun to collect a few novels I’ve written (and I few…

  • Story Graveyard,  Story Vault,  Writing Journey

    Stories of Writing Past…

    Happy August! Here’s my collection of novels, partial novels, and novel attempts. And for fun, I list some short stories that I’ve written as well, along with some reincarnated bits from previous novel attempts that show up in my series.   Novels (in order of appearance)-written in 3rd person unless otherwise noted –Untitled First Novel (circa 1996/97)(1st person) Starring Tamara Louise Temple about a 14 year old girl who falls in love with a 15 year old “gang” member. He wants to stop running around and do well in school. She tutors him. They fall in love. Shelved for the obvious reasons: it was awful.   –The Tiara (circa 2000)…