When Do I Need A Website?

Everyone has a website, it seems. National corporations, your neighborhood deli, musicians, brands, tech sites, magazines, artists… Eventually, every author asks him or herself, Do I need a website? When, in the course of my career, should I start that website? There is no right answer, of course. As with so many aspects of publishing… Read More

Alyssa Alexander on Relationships

On February 14, 2015, CCWA will be offering a workshop on Writing About Relationships: The Tricky Bits.  Alyssa Alexander will be presenting “The 12 Steps of Intimacy…Modified.” In advance, we asked for her take on relationships: What do you find most difficult when writing about relationships and intimacy between characters? Alyssa: Avoiding cliches! I try… Read More

Diana Stout on Relationships

On February 14, 2015, CCWA will be presenting a workshop on Writing about Relationships: The Tricky Bits. Diana Stout, author and writing professor, will be presenting on “Character Motivation & Conflict: How Does It All Drive Plot?” In advance of the presentation, we asked Diana a few questions about writing relationships: What do you find… Read More

Isabelle Drake on Relationships

As we prepare for our February 14 Premier Event, Writing About Relationships: The Tricky Bits, we asked the presenters a few questions about writing relationships. Here is Isabelle Drake on writing relationships: What do you find most difficult when writing about relationships and intimacy between characters? Isabelle: Most difficult is knowing how much detail to… Read More