Author: H. Duke

H. Duke writes contemporary fantasy, horror, and more. She currently lives in Tempe, Arizona with her husband, Giru, and a shiny black dog named Jupiter. Her weird west serial Jeremiah Jones Cowboy Sorcerer is being released in eight episodes (sort of like a TV show, but for your e-reader!). you can get the first four episodes here.

NaNoWriMo Boot Camp: conflict

Click here to see all the previous posts in the NaNoWriMo Boot Camp series. This post is an expansion on my theory of things you need to have planned out before you sit down to write your novel. Please read…

NaNoWriMo Boot Camp: 5 Story Starters

Click here to see all the posts in the NaNoWriMo Boot Camp series. The previous post in the NaNoWriMo Boot Camp series focused on knowing why you’re writing. Today’s post is about generating topics and story ideas. Guys, we’re going…

NaNoWriMo Boot Camp: Why Write?

Once again, NaNoWriMo fast approaches. Whether you’re a newbie or a seasoned veteran, I aim to help you get the best experience as possible with my NaNoWriMo Boot Camp. I myself won’t be participating this year; I will traveling to…

Style Sheets for Writers

Style sheets help you keep your writing consistent. This post for anyone who has ever re-read a first draft and thought, “Why did I spell t-shirt six different ways?” What is a Style Sheet? A style sheet is a document…

The Feminist Male Character Your Story Needs

Last weekend, I attended a writing panel at Phoenix Comicon entitled “Trope Talks: Kickass Female Characters.” During this panel, four authors talked about the proverbial “kickass woman” archetype, and whether or not there’s a difference between a kickass female character and…