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The Cupids Playlist

The Cupids Playlist


Posted By on Feb 23, 2016 in Blog, Cupids, Listening | 0 comments

  I have a soundtrack for each aspect of my life; workouts, road trips, cleaning, and writing. When writing, I begin a new playlist with every new story. The Cupids inspired a healthy balance of light-hearted tunes and heart wrenching harmonies. Bon Iver, The Paper Kites, Hozier, Sam Smith and more…     “How Did I Get Here” by Odesza is the kind of song I’d want to wake up to in Heaven. I have a feeling Evelyn wouldn’t care if...

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I’m so thrilled to be on Indie PUB Podcast this month! What do the terms beta reader, critique partner, and developmental editor even mean? What the heck is an alpha reader? Why should you care? As we so often hear, writing is rewriting, and it’s the editors, CPs, and readers that help make a story great. Listen in for insights on the editing process, secrets and tricks of the trade, and tips on how to FIND these people to begin...

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Wicked snarls, cackling laughter, and goading, greedy intentions… Villains can be misunderstood and even evil. We all have our favorite bad guys, and we love to hate them. A few of the villains that have resonated with me in my lifetime are Maleficent (Disney’s Sleeping Beauty), Loki (Thor), Agent Smith (The Matrix), Hannibal Lector (The Silence of the Lambs), Lord Voldemort (Harry Potter Series), Gollum (The Lord of the...

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During this Hangout Gaby Robbins, Morgan Wylie, and I (Kallie Ross) are discussing all the avenues we seek (and will be seeking) help with writing this year. Conferences, webinars, articles, writing groups… Maybe one of them can help you write more words in 2015! The following are links to specific websites we mention during the show. Writer’s Digest Free Webinars: http://www.writersdigest.com/free-book-webinars The...

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This week Morgan Wylie, Gaby Robbins, and I talk about the importance of character names. Do they need to have meaning? Or, can they just be trendy? We discuss otherworldly names, and argue over what our favorite existing character names are. If you’re struggling with naming your characters, places, or creatures then this is the hangout for...

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