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Save the Cat with ChatGPT

Or the theme of your novel, at least. There are dozens of formulas to choose from when you start writing fiction. There’s the hero’s journey, the three act structure, the seven point story structure, and so many more. It can be overwhelming, there is no doubt. And to add to the confusion, they aren’t all appropriate for every type of story. Every genre has its… Read More »Save the Cat with ChatGPT

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Midjourney Saved My Writing Career

It could save yours too. I’ve been writing fiction for a while now. I started taking it seriously around 2010, wrote a couple of bad books that are still wasting away in drawers because they are terrible. But eventually I got better and between 2012 and 2019 I published ten books, mostly romance and women’s fiction. Starting in 2020 I hit a major wall. The pandemic… Read More »Midjourney Saved My Writing Career

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“Dear ChatGPT”: Stuck in the Middle with ChatGPT

Welcome, fellow creators, to “Dear ChatGPT,” your go-to column for all things writing and creativity! As part of this regular series, I’ll be teaming up with my AI sidekick, ChatGPT, to tackle the tough questions you have about writing, inspiration, and the creative process. Our mission is to provide you with thoughtful advice that helps you navigate the fascinating world of words and imagination.  Each… Read More »“Dear ChatGPT”: Stuck in the Middle with ChatGPT

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Love at First Write: 25 Unforgettable Romance Prompts to Inspire Your Next Bestseller

There comes a time in every fiction writer’s life when they need a new idea. Maybe you finished the piece you were working on and need something new (congrats!). Or maybe you need something fresh to spark your interest. When this happens, one of the best ways to get started again (at least for me) is to skim some writing prompts to see if anything… Read More »Love at First Write: 25 Unforgettable Romance Prompts to Inspire Your Next Bestseller