Alphabet City 4 introduces Cheryl who is a single mother raising a son and daughter. She deals with a lot and writing a character that has to manage so much in a bad neighborhood, it takes its toll. This blog explains more what went into writing a woman like her.
Part 3 steps into a different realm with Ronald who is a gang member. This is a character I needed to write to showcase what the inner city is like on an everyday basis. Gang life is part of it and this blog goes into how I wrote Ronald.
Part 2 of the series we meet Vicky who is a funeral home owner and director. While death is part of life, her life as a mortician is intense and she deals with immortality on a daily basis. I talk about what went into writing a character like her in this series...
Today's blog is a good one! This blog focuses on planning a book from beginning all the way to publishing. I share what platforms I use and going on the self-publishing journey and controlling every aspect of publishing. This is a must read if you are looking to write and publish your own book!
Today's blog talks about Part 2 of the series where the main character George talks about his mental health struggles and what he's dealing with in his life. Mental health is one of the biggest things that affect men in today's world and this book dives deep into this topic.
Today's blog, I write about how I develop characters in a standalone book. With standalone books, you don't have much time to get a reader into the character and that's important. I share examples of two standalone books and how I wrote these characters.
The Private Investigator 4 was one of the more important books in the series. It deals with women's safety as police officers on the force and how they aren't protected. This was a powerful story that needed to be written. I share my thoughts on writing this important book in the series.
Today's blog is a good one and I talk about how I wrote, "The Private Investigator 3." It's a story that deals with an inmate being killed in a prison. These cases happen often but a lot of them don't get investigated. I delve into this story line and writing this book.