‘Til the Shoutin’s Over and They Gather up the Singin’ Books: Writing in Character Voice

I like to write my novels in first person character voice. (Some people call it writing in dialect.) I do it for a few reasons. One, I enjoy reading novels written this way. Two, I think I'm pretty good at it. And three, I absolutely LOVE distinctive human voices, particularly those of the American South. … Continue reading ‘Til the Shoutin’s Over and They Gather up the Singin’ Books: Writing in Character Voice

Songs That Bug Me

Does anyone else get annoyed when song lyrics don't make sense? I love music. So many different styles of music. When it's a good song, I feel it. Especially when the melody and lyrics come together in perfect compliment, so you can't help but go, daaaamn. I know exactly what she means! Sing it, girl! My new … Continue reading Songs That Bug Me

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