Friday, December 13, 2013

Hyperion Keats Blog Tour!

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Hyperion Keats by Molly Zenk
Published by: Highland Press
Release Date: December 4th, 2013

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Three modern teens, a 200-year-old diary, a literary mystery to solve.

Twelve-year-old Hyperion Frances Keats, great-great grand niece of poet John Keats, hates tip-toeing around her older sister's “medical diagnosis”.  Why is Isabella so determined to turn her back on what makes her unique in a sea of wannabes?  Is popularity more important than the truth?

The sisters and boy-next-door Will find themselves in the middle of a mystery after discovering a 200-year-old diary written by the girl who inspired the sonnet “To A Lady Seen For A Moment At Vauxhall.”   The teens aren't the only ones after the answers found in the pages from the past, though.   The LBT Brotherhood – a secret society dedicated to preserving the Romantic Poets three creeds of  love, beauty, and truth – want the secrets contained in the diary to remain lost to time and will stop at nothing to silence Hyperion, Isabella, and Will forever.


Grand Prize: Autographed Paperbacks of Hyperion Keats, Chasing Byron, and Hearts Affections.

Runners Up: (2nd, 3rd, and 4th place) Hyperion Keats e-book

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-Giveaway begins December 4th and will end December 18th 11:59 EST. The winner will be announced by email.
-Open to U.S. residents only
-We are not responsible for items lost in the mail & have the right to disqualify anyone, at any time.
-Personal information given by the applicant in the giveaway will never be shared. All information is deleted once the giveaway ends. 

I barely crack the door open before Neighbor Boy launches into a spiel that may or may not be rehearsed—I can't really tell because he's talking too fast for me to guess one way or the other. “Hi, I'm not a stalker or anything so don't get freaked out, okay? But I saw the historical marker in your front yard and had a couple of quick questions if you, uh, don't mind me, uh, asking. You don't mind me asking stuff, do you? I can go away if you do.”  He blinks nervously a ton of times in anticipation of me either saying yes and waiting for his couple of supposedly quick questions or no and slamming the door in his face. Why would I say no? He's the prettiest boy I've ever seen up close. Even if boys don't like to be called pretty, with his huge blue eyes and unruly, anime character hair, that's the only word that comes to mind. Pretty. My heart does this funny little fluttery jump like I've run a mile in under five minutes and I'm positive my palms are too sweaty to shut the door. Even if I wanted to, shutting the door means he'd go away and there's no way I'm letting that happen. Especially not on my birthday.

“Go ahead. Ask your questions,” I whisper because I seriously doubt I can say it louder even if I wanted to right now.

 “Great.” He flashes a lopsided grin that makes my heart fluttering turn into a hammering. “Is this really the George Keats House? Like the real George Keats, brother to the poet John Keats’ house, and you actually live here-live here and not keep it up like a museum or something? Do I have to buy admission because I'm, like, standing on your yard?”

“Um, yes, yes, no, and no,” I field his jumbled together questions in order.
“Really? Are you like direct descendants or did you just buy the house from someone else and decided the historical marker was a cool trick to attract fan boys like me?”

His rapid fire, excited delivery is getting easier to understand. For a second, I think about Isabella by the window seat with her natural light waiting to make her good first impression, and about how Mom always tells me not to talk to strangers because she reads way too much of Nancy Grace's child snatching Headline News blog, but it's like my mouth is on auto-pilot as my heart ratchets away in my chest and I answer anything Neighbor Boy asks. “Direct,” I say. “Or Dad is, which makes us too. Mom was just a Romantic Poets fan girl who lucked out by meeting Dad in some college class and marrying in. They both teach at the university. British Lit.”

Neighbor Boy pushes his sandy blond hair out of his face with one long-fingered hand and, I think, even if I don't like to do manual labor on my birthday, I got the better deal by agreeing to open the front door. While Isabella is hanging out in the kitchen imaging what he's like, I don't have to imagine. I know.

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About the Author:

Molly Zenk was born in Minnesota, grew up in Florida, lived briefly in Tennessee, before finally settling in Colorado.   She graduated from Flagler College in St. Augustine, FL with degrees in Secondary Education, English, and Creative Writing.  She spent six years using those degrees teaching High School English, Poetry, and Creative Writing before going on “hiatus” to focus on being a stay-at-home/work-at-home Mom.   Molly is married to a Mathematician/Software Engineer who complains about there not being enough “math” or info about him in her author bio.  They live in Arvada, CO with their  young daughters, one dog, and one cat.

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Thursday, December 12, 2013


By Eldritch Black
When twelve-year old Eliza Winter finds a secret room in her missing grandfather’s sprawling, Gothic house, her safe, sheltered life is blown apart. Inside, below a stained glass window where moonlight shines no matter the time of day, sits The Book of Kindly Deaths. 
In defiance of her controlling mother, who has always forbidden her to read anything strange or imaginary, Eliza takes the book. As night sets in, Eliza reads one haunting story after another. And the further she journeys inside the book, the more the boundaries between our world and a shadowy land of monsters and forbidden places begin to blur.
When the strange, crooked man from the book arrives on the doorstep claiming to be a rare book collector and demanding entry into the house, Eliza’s world is turned upside down. To escape him she must dive all the way into the spine-tingling world of The Book of Kindly Deaths to save her grandfather—and write an end to the nightmare she's caught inside. 
Title: The Book of Kindly Deaths
Author: Eldritch Black
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press Middle Grade
ISBN:  978-1939392954
ISBN Ebook: 978-1-939392-96-1
Release Date: 6/10/2014
Formats: Paper, e-book
If you'd like to request an ARC, please use the reviewer form on our website. ARCs will ship in or around May 2014.

Thursday, November 28, 2013

We at Writers by the Shore would like to wish all of you and yours a very happy Thanksgiving! 


May your day be filled with great food, friends, family, and, as always, great books!

Saturday, November 23, 2013

COVER REVEAL: Copper Ravens

Sara should be happy.
She has what every girl wants: a man who loves her, a beautiful home, and wealth beyond imagining. She rescued her brother from the Peacekeepers, destroyed the Iron Queen, and doesn’t have to go to her boring job any more.
And yet… Sara still doesn’t know if her father is alive or dead. Her mother hides in the garden, brooding about her missing husband. Her sister, the Inheritor of Metal, is scared of her own shadow, and her brother spends his days fighting and gambling. To add to Sara’s misery, the new queen (gold, of course) is more than a bit crazy, she misses her life in the Mundane world, and, worst of all, Micah wants to have children. A lot of them.
As Sara wavers between happiness and homesickness, a conspiracy emerges against the Raven clan, implicating them in a plot to dethrone the Gold Queen. How can Sara prove her family’s innocence, and become the consort Micah needs her to be, without losing herself in the process?   

If you'd like to request an ARC of this most awesome book, please go to the following link and fill out the form:

Jennifer's bio:
Jennifer Allis Provost is a native New Englander who lives in a sprawling colonial along with her beautiful and precocious twins, a dog, two birds, three cats, and a wonderful husband who never forgets to buy ice cream. As a child, she read anything and everything she could get her hands on, including a set of encyclopedias, but fantasy was always her favorite. She spends her days drinking vast amounts of coffee, arguing with her computer, and avoiding any and all domestic behavior.  

Thursday, November 7, 2013

Top Ten Ways to Procrastinate NaNoWriMo

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10. Spend at least 5 minutes in the kitchen looking for a snack. Create a quick list of items your fridge and pantry are lacking. Writing snacks are in high demand this month. Get them while supplies last. 

9. Check email. Make mental note of which ones to respond to after you get your word count in for the day. Heck, why not respond now? Okay, I think I will.

8. Check blog traffic and comments. Ponder blog topics you haven't covered yet, there aren't that many. Right?

7. Check all of your social media sites to see what everyone else is up to. This is highly important and should be checked multiple times throughout the day. You never know when you will miss something big.

6. Click on links and read articles from said social media sites. You might as well watch the video of the cute [baby/cat/dog] everyone is sharing today. 

5. Post your writing intentions on all appropriate social media sites. Don't forget to send a picture to Instagram of your desk or computer ready and waiting for words to be written. Heck, link the picture to all social media sites. Why not? 

4. Have simultaneous conversations with other writers through social media sites about how your writing is going. Don't mention how you are all procrastinating. After all, writers make procrastination an art form. (I resemble that remark!)  

3. Create a new music playlist. The current one isn't working for this manuscript. And don't forget to buy a few new songs to add to the list. But make sure they are the right songs first.

2. Check the NaNoWriMo website to see how others are doing. Have a panic attack when you see your own progress bar and how many words you still need to write to win. You won't be sleeping this month.

AND .... 

1. Play Candy Crush while waiting for panic attack to dissipate and your writing muse to arrive.

Thursday, October 31, 2013

COVER REVEAL: The Zodiac Collector

For almost-16 year-old Anne Devans, the annual Renaissance Faire means
three things—her dad spending weeks in the smithy, her bipolar mom
doing some manic costume making, and another ruined birthday for her
and her twin sister, Mary.

This year, Anne wants things to be different, and she's going to do
things her way.

On the eve of the Faire, Anne (along with a reluctant Mary) conjures
up a spell that will make their 16th birthday party a whirlwind event.
Little do they know that it's a literal request.

After the mini tornado in their room subsides, the girls realize
they've invoked the power of the Gemini Twins, Castor and Pollux.
That's the good news. The bad news is they also caught the attention
of a sorceress named Zeena who has been collecting children born under
each Zodiac Sign to enhance her power. Once she captures Anne and
Mary, Gemini twins, the entire Zodiac—and the world—will be hers.

Anne leads the fight against Zeena, but her one-sided decisions could
throw them into a world so far from home, even the Renaissance Faire
would seem like a brilliant vacation. Between managing their new
Zodiac powers, dodging their manic mother and trying to stop Zeena,
they'll get a 16th birthday they'll never forget.

Title: The Zodiac Collector
Author: Laura Diamond
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press ( Please feel
free to use any images, text. Links, etc. from our website.
ISBN: 978-1-937053-63-5
Release Date:  May 2014
Formats: Paperback, e-book

If you’d like to request an ARC, please use the reviewer form on our
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ship in or around March 2014.

Thursday, October 24, 2013

Musical Manuscripts

Let's face it. Eveery now and then in life things happen and our entire schedules can be turned upside down. That happened to me a few months ago. I was moving from New Jersey to Texas and had way to much to do. The problem now is getting back into the writing grove. Things have begun to slow down and we are getting into a routine here in Austin. But, my writing is still lagging. And not for a lack of will.

I sit down to write, but my brain strays, too often. I have been juggling three separate projects. Hoping one will stick and catch my attention. I finally had a break through a couple weeks ago on one of those manuscripts. Still I can't get my mind fully on this one and away from the other two. I can't seem to focus long enough to really get much done.

So I have been playing musical manuscripts. I grab one binder out, make notes, open files on my computer, and do a little bit of work. Before long, my thoughts turn to a different project. And the same process takes hold again. It's been a confusing month around here.

A couple weeks ago I posted that I am going to dive into NaNoWriMo this year again. I'm hoping this will help get me back into my daily habit of writing. And make me settle on one project.

Have you ever had a hard time sticking with one manuscript long enough to get anything done? What are your solutions to this problem?

Thursday, October 10, 2013

NaNoWriMo Madness

When I first heard of NaNoWriMo (National Novel Writing Month) I thought everyone participating was possibly out of their minds. I mean, who could write a 50,000 word novel in 30 days? Not this writer! Then again, at the time I had been slaving over the same manuscript for ages. I was convinced I first needed a perfect outline and then I needed to edit every chapter before I moved on to the next. Needless to say this method was not working out for me. And I had yet to implement a new method. I needed a change. Yet, I had no idea what that was.

Fast forward to the following year. Yes, I was still slaving over that same manuscript. Yes, I may have possibly been on the third rewrite of said manuscript. A few days before NaNo was set to start I shelved my hated beloved manuscript aside. I shelved it for another more promising manuscript. Then on Twitter, I noticed all of the millions of NaNo tweets. My feed was inundated with madness. I attempted to ignore it. Until one of my twitter pals tweeted me asking if I was planning to join the insanity, less than 48 hours before November 1st.

I read the tweet, shook my head, and thought "are you crazy?" Fifteen minutes later I had talked myself into joining the insane masses. Not only had I convinced myself to attempt this madness, I had also decided to pull that dreaded manuscript back off the shelf and rewrite it for the fourth time.This time I was going to fly by the seat of my pants and write what felt right. No outline needed this time.

No, I didn't hit the 50,000 word mark, but I did complete a rough draft that was manageable. It also gave me back my confidence. I knew what worked best for me. I needed to keep writing straight through without stopping to edit. That's where I was losing my momentum. I also learned that I do need an outline. A good outline. And that took me some more time to figure out. And the second year I participated, I did hit the word count. And it was a well outlined manuscript. I have now found my process.

This year I am rewriting that original manuscript, yet again, for NaNoWriMo. I'm doing it with a nice clean outline. One that has been poured over for a full month before the writing madness descends upon us. I've also taken out all of the vampires. *cough, cough* It's also no  longer a YA, but rather a NA this time around, as it was on the second or third rewrite. I forget now. Either way, I'm joining the insanity once again.

Now the question is, who is with me this year?

Thursday, October 3, 2013


Raised by an old fortune-teller within the dark veil of the Bavarian Black Forest, Rune has learned two valuable lessons: only take from the forest that which you can use, and never, never look anyone in the eye in the village. For something terrible happened in the forest long ago... and now, the whispers of a long-dead mother with a vengeful secret have come haunting.

Forced to flee all she has ever known, Rune soon learns of a legacy she is bound to--one that is drenched in fear, witchcraft and murder--a birthright that stretches beyond the grave to the trees where Rune is no longer safe.

Title: Forest of Whispers
Author: Jennifer Murgia
Cover designer: Lisa Amowitz
Publisher: Spencer Hill Press
ISBN: 978-1-937053-56-7
Release Date: September 9, 2014
Formats: Trade Paper, e-book
If you'd like to request an ARC, please use the reviewer form on our website.

Thursday, September 19, 2013


I will be signing my YA novel, Triangles, this Saturday at Barnes and Noble in Holdmel, NJ, with other authors from 4-8pm! 


Local Author Event and Signing

Join us for our first Local Author Night and nine of the best local talents as they sign copies of their books and speak about their writing process. Special guests include Asbury Park Press editor Paul D'ambrosio and local medium Anysia Kiel.

Saturday September 21, 2013 4:00 PM

The Commons at Holmdel, 2134 State Highway 35, Holmdel, NJ 07733, 732-275-0620

Special Instructions:
Authors will be signing from 4:00 to 8:00 pm.Paul D'ambrosio will be speaking about his new mystery thriller Easy Squeezy and being a local author. Local medium/psychic and store favorite Anysia Kiel will be signing from 6:00 to 8:00 pm. Our authors write everything from history to mystery and kids.

Monday, September 9, 2013

A Writer

When I first started to write, I was not prepared for hours of sitting by myself, listening to my thoughts, having just myself for a companion. Facebook hadn’t yet caught on and I hadn’t become quite the Internet surfer I am today. Sitting in front of my laptop, meant precisely that. Staring at a mostly white page with three dreary sentences in boring Arial 11.

           I accepted this state of affairs. I even started to enjoy it. When I couldn’t write another word or the white-ness of the screen became too much to bear, I’d get breakfast and head out to work. When I’d return in the evening, I'd add a few more sentences, sometimes even a complete paragraph. The silent life of the writer would continue on.

It was a quiet life. It was a pleasure to be comfortable in my own company and bask in its silence. Self-criticism was tough, the self-doubt was even more painful and the constant good cop/bad cop dialogue in my head was excruciating. Yes, I was leading the writer’s life. I felt accomplished going through the writing torture. Even a little smug wondering if this is what the great ones went through in their pursuit of a masterpiece.

Then came the second wave of the internet. Today, in the age of easy wifi and constant tweeting and facebooking there’s no such thing as isolation. I no longer have the opportunity to feel the torture or uneasiness of a scene written in the wrong voice. Whenever I feel doubt, I simply go online to make myself feel better. When I don’t know an answer to a question I don’t think through it. I simply google it. When I don’t know how to write something I look up an example on one of the blogs. Yes, these are solutions. Quick solutions that help us write faster. I don’t have to waste time on doubt. I can feel good about myself. I can even spend a little bit more time on Facebook scrolling through my newsfeed.  

We have all become modern writers. We can multi-task as we write. Take ourselves out of the mood and then dive right back in. We are awesome researchers who fix our grammar and read about the anatomy of a scene all at the same time.

I, too, am a modern writer.

I don’t have to dawdle, doodle, daydream while I try to fix a scene. I can simply find a prototype or the advice of a book-editor with a click of a button.

I’m no longer isolated. I have a community. I have people. I have answers.

Answers that bind me and constrict me. That feel like chains around my wrist, around my mind, around whatever it is that makes us put ourselves into our characters’ shoes and write.

So I want to be quiet again. I want to feel free again. I want to be alone again. I want to hear myself think again. Doubt again. Worry again. I want to be a writer again. Just a writer.

Do you?

Thursday, September 5, 2013

Reading With Me!!!

Reading With Me is a fabulous virtual book club of awesome, concentrating on books released by Spencer Hill and Spencer Hill Contemporary. It's a way to squee with fellow fangirls and fandudes about the latest Spencer Hill releases, authors, and to ponder the ever-present mystery of Where Is Spencer Hill? (Which is like Where's Waldo? but with books and not a random dude in the same striped shirt over and over again.) At Reading With Me, we promote books that we're excited about and our goal is simple: Read them. Love Them. Come back for more.

Upcoming titles that will be read:

Thursday, August 29, 2013

The Voices Are Back

As writers we have different ways to describe our muses. For me, I call them the voices. Some characters are stronger than others in my mind. In fact, some suddenly appear out of no where and I suddenly can't do anything but write down their story.

This happened the other night. And when I say night, I mean I was in bed ready to pass out. This is when it usually happens for me. I have to jump out of bed and run to my computer to purge the information that has suddenly flooded my brain. So I jumped up, grabbed my trusty iPad, and started typing.

And happily, this voice belongs to a character I've been trying to figure out for a few months now. I have written her story once before, but it wasn't right. I knew there were holes and issues that needed to be fixed. In fact I even decided that she's not a youngster, but rather just out of high school. This is a big change for the story. Now her voice is coming across loud and clear.

What do you call your muse? Is it a voice in your head like mine? Do you feel the need to write non-stop when your muse visits? 

Wednesday, August 28, 2013

A Taylor-Made Life Blog Tour & Giveaway

A Taylor-Made Life Blog Tour & Giveaway

They lived the life they were given; they loved the life they made.

Cheerleader Taylor Smith doesn’t want to die a virgin. Unfortunately, if the terminally-ill leukemia patient doesn't find a lover or a stem-cell match within months, her fear will become reality. When her cancer mentor is revealed to be a hottie entrepreneur from California, it seems fate might finally be on her side.
Tech-geek Gavin Taylor has everything he ever wanted, except someone to grieve for him when he's gone. With his melanoma cancer beyond the help of his riches, he agrees to participate in a cancer patient mentoring program where he's matched with a dying teen from Texas. Despite his immediate attraction, the Silicon Valley whiz intends only to provide friendship and happy memories to the beautiful, young woman who is determined to win his love.
When it's discovered that his frozen sperm and her harvested eggs could lead to a cure, Taylor's mother offers to be a surrogate. And Gavin must decide if he can risk the heart he has never given and a child he'll never know to a girl he just met.

You can purchase A Taylor-Made Life here:

Giveaway: $25 Gift Card to Amazon, a Charm Bracelet, a Crochet Hat, and SWAG for A Taylor-Made Life, and Queen of Jastain. 

Giveaway Rules:
Giveaway begins August 1st and will end August 30th 11:59 EST. The winner will be announced by email.
Open to U.S. residents only
We are not responsible for items lost in the mail & have the right to disqualify anyone, at any time.
Personal information given by the applicant in the giveaway will never be shared. All information is deleted once the giveaway ends. 
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Author’s Bio:

Kary Rader is a part-time Twitter sage, stay-at-home mother of three, and slave to the characters and worlds inside her head. Always creative, she's drawn to stories with fantastical worlds and creatures. With a little bit of magic and divine guidance, there isn't anything that can't be accomplished with words. It's the power of words that creates and destroys. Vanquishing evil and injustice while finding eternal love in the process is all in a day's work. With the help of her critique partners and master cartographer imaginary places come to life.

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Thursday, August 22, 2013

COVER REVEAL: Running on Empty by Colette Ballard

What does it feel like when you die—in those final moments? Do you feel the physical pain, or just the pain of your regrets? What does it feel like when you realize you can’t answer these questions because you’re not the victim?

You’re the killer.

River Daniels lives an ordinary life as a high school junior growing up in the confines of rural Texas until her boyfriend’s brutal attack leaves her both a murderer and a fugitive. When River’s closest girlfriends come to her aid, they make a hasty decision to not only help her, but leave their own troubled lives behind and join in her escape. The girls manage to elude police for months, but with every near-miss, River’s life spirals further out of control, until she finally hits rock bottom. Realizing she must stop endangering her friends and find evidence proving she acted in self-defense, the girls decide to make a risky return to Texas. Her return means more than facing her ugly past, she must also face the one person she was protecting the night her world caved in, the guy she has loved for as long as she can remember.

"Raw, romantic, and suspenseful!" ~  Katie McGarry, author of Dare You To
Cover Designer: Marie Romero
ISBN: 978-1-939392-81-7
Release Date: November 25, 2013
Format: e-book
Recommended for ages 16 and up

Thanks so much for your interest and we can't wait to share this amazing cover (and book) with you! If you'd like to request an ARC, please use the reviewer form on Spencer Hill Press' website ( or email ARCs are scheduled to go out September/October of 2013 and will be available in PDF and on NetGalley.

Wednesday, August 21, 2013

Wanted: One Ghost's Blog Tour & Giveaway

Blog Tour & Giveaway- Wanted: One Ghost by Loni Lynne

She’s a historian with a unique touch—her touch just brought history to life.
Stuck in ghostly limbo for 238 years, James Addison can't move on to an afterlife. After being falsely accused of treason and executed, fate's cursed him to remain an earth-bound specter until he meets a historian sent to research his past. Distrustful of fate, Dr. April Branford wants to be taken seriously, but her unique ability to divine history by touching objects seriously compromises her credibility. Her latest assignment? James Addison, a legendary colonial ladies' man with a shadowy past. Without much to go on, she doesn't hold out much hope to discover the man behind the legend until the day she accidentally touches him and brings him back to life. With the help of family and ghosts from James's past, they unravel the truth. But after falling in love and with time running out, it's hard for April to believe in fate and a future where forever is now.

You can purchase Wanted: One Ghost Here


$20 Gift Card to Amazon

Giveaway Rules:
Giveaway begins August 19th and will end September 13th 11:59 EST. The winner will be announced on September 15th on Loni Lynne's Facebook page.
Open to U.S. residents only
We are not responsible for items lost in the mail & have the right to disqualify anyone, at any time.
Personal information given by the applicant in the giveaway will never be shared. All information is deleted once the giveaway ends.

Author's Bio
Born in Michigan, Loni grew up all over the mid-west. From Michigan to Texas and everywhere in between before joining the Navy and meeting her Army husband. Together they were stationed in Hawaii for four years before returning to settle close to family in Maryland. Raising two beautiful daughters, Loni went from being a domestic goddess to a writer and finally a published author when her husband gifted her with a laptop,portable hard drive and a membership to Romance Writers of America for her birthday. He then challenged her to, ‘finish a book by her next birthday,’ and she did it! A few years later she was blessed with one of those novels, Wanted: One Ghost, as her debut novel.
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Thursday, August 15, 2013

Character Relationships

Knowing how your characters know one another is an important aspect of the writing process. Sometimes one character knows a secret about another character. Or they have a secret crush. There are all kinds of little behind the scenes tidbits to know about our characters. As I have been working on preparing for a rewrite of a rough draft I realized there were specific relationship tidbits I needed to keep track of.

Enter my Character Relationship Grid







I go row by row. In the first row I write what Character A knows/feels about each of the other characters listed in separate columns above. Then I move on to Character B and so on. If a character doesn't know another character I simply put a big X in the box and move on. That happens occasionally.

The process has been eye opening. I have learned new things about some of my characters and have in turn begun to see layers within the story that I had previously not noticed.

How do you keep track of the information your characters know about one another?