“How do I write this story?” Take a deep breath. Writing a novel or short story starts with writing one word. Then one sentence. Then
Another great infographic on writing a scene. This one is from My Book Therapy. Photo by Yuliya Ilkovych from Pexels
Scenes are to fiction what paragraphs are to nonfiction: building blocks. Here’s an infographic about evaluating scenes a writer creates for his stories. Here is
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One thing I find helpful for NaNoWriMo is making an informal list of scenes. The key is to not…
To overcome feeling overwhelmed by finishing your novel, a writer might want to keep these writing principles in mind: She doesn’t have to write chronologically. She
When it came to my novel, I honestly didn’t think I’d have to do that. But, here I am, the stage of my novel where I am going over each scene, and I am “killing my darlings.” I want to keep most of the scenes, but I have a criteria I go over that may tell me otherwise.
He extends his sword and then utters these words: “My name is Inigo Montoya, you killed my father, prepare to die.” The most memorable part
Some recent articles on writing that I have read: What’s A Cliché? Overused Words To Avoid In Your Writing. Pay attention to words that habitually
You might find this interesting: Fifty shades of villain: how to characterize without cliche. This past weekend, ABC Family had a Harry Potter marathon .
One thing I find helpful for NaNoWriMo is making an informal list of scenes. The key is to not get married to this list; just