Writing Past Trauma: Lies

So many people deal with trauma. It’s talked about a lot nowadays, “mental health matters,” therapy,” other buzz words.  But a lot of the time people don’t talk about the ugly sides of trauma. They talk about being tired and needing to love and care about...

Tips for making a break up hit your readers hard

Here’s a few tips to making a break up heart breaking for your readers and not only the characters:  1.- Make it slow. We all know the slow burn for getting together but breaking up can be just as slow. It starts with mild annoyances that grow into frustrations...