Where are we going again?

Where are we going again? (the sacrosanct story outline) I recently attended a book signing by a celebrated local author. Once the business of the book signing had been completed, those lucky enough to stay squeezed into the shop engaged in a short Q&A session...

Of characters…

For me, story telling is all about characters. They are the real driving force behind everything and the reason why I write. It’s all about them: what they feel, what they go through. The story is just a channel for them to accomplish their emotional journey....

Interview

I've done a short interview over at author Majanka Verstaete's blog. What is your editing process like? I usually write the story first, from beginning to end. Then I re-read everything and complete what was hastily skipped over, trim the parts which are way to long...

Of music and inspiration…

Music has always taken an important place in my life. I listen to it, every day -- on my way to work, all day long while at work, when I relax at home. I would even listen to it in the shower, if I had one of those water-proof radios -- Santa, if you’re hearing...

Unwritten

Great news: Today, I start working on book 3 of the Neve & Egan cases! The revised draft of book 2 is finished and I’m going to let it sleep for a while, so in the mean time (and because I can never remain without something to do) I will start working on book 3....

POV… how and what to choose

One of the first things on which you need to decide when writing a story is point-of-view.   The four categories are:   First Person In a first-person narrative the story is relayed by a narrator who is also a character within the story, so that the narrator...

One happy girl!!!!

I went out last night, and got to see One Republic live, in Lausanne. I’d already seen them perform a couple of years ago, and I was very much looking forward to a second show! It was awesome! They delivered big, did a really terrific show, with lots of energy and...

KDP Select – Kindle version for free

I’m going to try Amazon’s KDP Select program for the next 90days. This means, the eBook version of Russian Dolls will solely be available through Amazon’s Kindle (no-longer available through Smashwords, Apple, Kobo, B&N, ...) On the plus side, you can get the eBook...

Want to get a signed copy?

I’m doing a giveaway through GoodReads.com ... enter for a chance to win a signed copy of Russian Dolls. Good luck! Goodreads Book Giveaway Russian Dolls by Cristelle Comby Giveaway ends May 01, 2013. See the giveaway details at Goodreads. Enter to...