Jeffe Kennedy
Fantasy. Power. Passion

Learning My Own Lessons

Posted May 1 2015 in , , , , , , , , ,

A couple of weeks ago, I had the fabulous and fun privilege of flying out to St. Louis to teach a workshop to the Missouri Romance Writers of America (MORWA). They asked me to talk about structuring a serial novel, largely because of this terribly geeky blog post I wrote about it. (I think that’s […]


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What Would You Write If You Weren’t Afraid?

Posted Apr 28 2015 in , , ,

I saw this question go by on Twitter a bit ago and, as things seem to do at certain times, it really struck me. I can’t recall who posted it – if it was you, please say so and I’ll give you credit! Some of you out there will be shaking your heads at me […]



Three Ways to Add an Important Character: the Environment

Posted Apr 12 2015 in , , ,

I’m over at Word Whores talking about ways to make the environment be another character and asking for recs on books that do this really well!


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Time in a Novel: What Should Your Scale Be?

Posted Apr 5 2015 in , , ,

Tis the season to be gearing up for the RT Convention! This is just one of the fun reader parties I’m participating in. I’m over at Word Whores talking about 3 Hours, 3 Days, or 300 Years: How Do You Choose & Use The Passage of Time?



Do We Have to Love Our Characters?

Posted Mar 31 2015 in , , , ,

A piece of writing advice I often see tossed out there is that you must love your own characters, if you want your readers to love them. A parallel bit of advice is that a writer must be interested in the scene she writes in order to create interest in the reader. Every time I […]