NaNoWriMo Workshop Special Pricing

Tomorrow is the very last day to sign up for the Tarot for Writers: Hero’s Journey and still make the early bird special pricing. If you are doing the NaNoWriMo writing challenge, I’ve scheduled this to start on 11/1 so you can use the workshop to help you hit your 50,000 word goal.

Here’s part of the first lesson to help you on your journey even if you can’t take the workshop now.

The Hero’s Journey is a monomyth. This is a description of a basic pattern found in many narratives from around the world. To learn more about how and why Joseph Campbell came up with this, you should Continue reading “NaNoWriMo Workshop Special Pricing”

Kings, Queens & Card Sharps (online class)

This three week online workshop will show you how to create characters who leap off the page. By exploring their back story, you can find amazing insight into quirks and what makes them tick. How did their early relationships with their families shape who they are today? You will discover ways to use the Tarot to interview your hero and heroine and even your villain. Let them talk to you through the versatile, inspirational Tarot.


Kings, Queens and Card Sharps: 78 Real Characters

  • Have you been told that your characters are flat?
  • Do people not want to meet your characters for lunch?
  • Are your characters 2-dimensional talking heads?
  • Do you sometimes want to murder them all?

Predestination or happenstance? Don’t Continue reading “Kings, Queens & Card Sharps (online class)”

Character Reading: Hunter Anderson

This is a reading for Hunter Anderson. He’s the hero of Anne Calhoun’s latest Liberating Lacey. Anne’s bio reads:

After doing time at Fortune 500 companies on both coasts, I found myself living in the suburbs of a small Midwestern city. The glamour of various cube farm jobs had worn off, so I gave up making a decent living to take Joseph Campbell’s advice and follow my bliss: writing romance.

And she’s doing it well! Liberating Lacey is her first Ellora’s Cave release, but she’s also sold two stories to Harlequin’s Spice Brief line. Learn more about Anne at her website.

Here is a bit about Hunter’s story.

Newly divorced Lacey Meyers wasted too many years yawning through sex in the missionary position. Now she’s looking for Continue reading “Character Reading: Hunter Anderson”

Character Reading: Duncan of Cliff’s Tower

I hope you will enjoy this reading with Duncan of Cliff’s Tower.

He’s the hero of Blythe Gifford’s fourth medieval historical In The Master’s Bed from Harlequin. Blythe’s background includes marketing, advertising, and public relations. Her first novel was a Golden Heart finalist.  Of her muse, she says,

I feed my muse with art, music, history, long walks, good food and good friends. I love Italian food, Japanese art, Brazilian music, and I read history for fun. Continue reading “Character Reading: Duncan of Cliff’s Tower”