suffer from this very situation. They know the story they want to tell.
characters, the hero and heroine and the dynamics that will drive them through
And… they’ve plotted out the chapters, the struggles
that these people will suffer in order to reach their goals. Once they’ve figured
out the motivation that makes them act in ways they do, everything begins to jell.
planned to share with the readers and the story is over.
posts where individuals rant on about just how important the beginning is… they
call it the hook. Even the first chapter, paragraph, page, hell the first
sentence is freakin’ imperative because in their minds, it’s that section that gets
the reader sucked in. (I mean that in a good way 🙂
A reader gets captivated by your work. He/she reads all the way through that
book, totally enjoying your story and then you let them go with an ending that
is so trite, it triggers a ho-hum feeling rather than the sensation of: Ok –
that’s cool! or Aww! Or even – I never saw that coming. Even more important, to
leave them with the thought of – I wonder what other books she/he has for sale?
resonate with the reader and I think I’ve succeeded with the last book in the
Holiday Heartwarmers Trilogy. I made sure that I finished off the third book
with my some of my very best work and since the ending of the story left me in
happy tears, I’m hoping it will have the same effect on anyone who reads it.
Carlton back and let him have his own tale. When I wrote the first book, Please
Keep Me, he appeared and he got to me – in a good way. And so, it just made
sense to resurrect him and let him finish the trilogy with a blockbuster.
only person he wanted to be with was Amelia, the mistress who thought he was
perfect and who he was snatched away from. And so he trudged all the way home
only to find her in terrible trouble.
involved, where you laugh and cry and find you really care about the ending,
then this is the collection for you.
A puppy, a brave little girl and a single mom, who can’t refuse her munchkin the chance to get to know her secret father, turns this story into a real heart warmer.
A small town’s lovely deputy and a father, who lost his son years ago to a vindictive wife, team up to save the kid from a foster home he hates and an overzealous social worker who thinks she knows best.
Find Me A Home
An accident changes the lives of: a little girl who loses her parents, a crabby puppy who hates all men, a soft-hearted beauty who fears for her brother and… also the cop who can’t escape his destiny.