Baby showers and other child-focused events can be painful for pregnancy loss parents. An invitation helps us feel wanted, even if we can’t attend.
Character voice is how a character talks. When it’s done poorly, readers aren’t able to connect with your characters. But when it’s done well, the characters come to life.
I’ve been waiting for motherhood for nearly four years. I’m still waiting to be part of that club. It’s not an easy wait.
If the hate to love or enemies to lovers trope is what you adored about The Hating Game, here are some more options. Some of these books are quite steamy, some are quite tame in the bedroom department, but all of them have a pretty solid hate-to-love arc.
It can be intimidating to search for and contact editors. Here are a few tips to help you craft a professional query that will make getting quotes from freelance editors a much smoother process.
What type of editing does your manuscript need? That depends on what state your manuscript is in and what kind of help you want with it.
Fake dating and fake marriage are hallmark tropes in romance novels. Here are some books that fit the bill.
It’s the little things like this that let a loss-mama know you remember their child, and that you still recognize her for what she is—a mother.
Alexis Marie Chute is a an author, visual artist, curator, filmmaker, and public speaker based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She’s the author of a YA fantasy series and a memoir about grief, healing and pregnancy after loss.
In these strange times many of us are looking for lighter reads. Here are some ideas.