Writing Tips

writing break - Jennifer Ray Books 7 comments
Last week I told you about how I decided to give my work-in-progress and I a much needed separation. I say separation because I don’t think I’m ready to fully divorce myself from it, but only time will tell. I decided to brainstorm some new ideas. I had a few ideas, but one stuck. It’s […]

It’s Not Cheating if You’re on a Break

writing-Jennifer Ray Books 2 comments
Writing groups are great. Critique partners are essential. Beta readers help point out errors before publication. Editors make your prose beautiful. Reviewers help get your book attention. But do you know what they all have in common? You, the writer. The writing community is extremely important to a writer, but you must always remember, when […]

Writer, Party of One

where is your story - Jennifer Ray Books 6 comments
How do you decide on your story’s location? How do you make it work for your story? Are you worldbuilding? I know this varies with your genre, but location can play a major role in your story. The details are important. The landmarks, locations of shops, the traffic, and all the other little subtleties make […]

Where in the World is Your Story?