From crafting plots to getting to know your characters, B.K. takes a look at some of the finer points behind the craft of writing.

Lives of Legend

What if you could write a novel wherein a fictional character looks back on their own life and tells their own story.

Inspired by Life

Drawing from your own life experience is a great way to add vibrancy to your writing, and B.K. thinks you should write what you know, and love it too.

Making It Personal

Any war-time setting is an exciting backdrop for a narrative; but should the story be about the war, or those who are fighting it?

The Journey Home: The Making of What Once Was Home

A five-part retrospective journal on the writing of the novel, the twists it took, the sidetracks in the process, and what B.K. learned along the way.

setting the mood

Take a deep dive analyzing an old cliché, and learn how you can write more effective and efficient opening lines or paragraphs for your own story.

protagonist to antagonist

From protagonists to side characters and from heroes to villains, we often think of our characters in terms of the roles they play in the story. Explore these terms and more and clear up any uncertainty about what role your characters play.