Finding My Theme

I'm 50K words into my novel and I'm stuck.  I was on a roll for the last month and half, writing every day and building the tension between the characters, tightening the narrative and the conflict, and making sure that characters show up because they're important and not just window dressing. And then life happened. …

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Writing To Understand Who We Are

My current writing project involves an older woman and a younger man, and it's something I've wanted to write about for a long time.  At first, I thought I was going to write it for fun - maybe an erotic romance, a lighthearted meeting of two people, maybe on vacation, with lots of sexual encounters, …