The Writer’s Bag of Tricks Scene Writing It’s been a while. We last discussed writing in scenes in April, which … More
We’ve been talking about the paths to publishing and what each path entails so that authors can make the best … More
We’ve been discussing the similarities between the paths to publishing for the last couple of weeks. The main similarity is … More
After my speech at Pubcon17 last weekend on the topic of the paths to publishing, several attendees requested that I … More
Dialogue One of the easiest and most difficult aspects of creating a work of fiction is writing dialogue. Dialogue can … More
My finished novel is with my editor. Yes, I know I’m an editor, but I have this firm belief that … More
Writing Pensive Scenes This week we are continuing our exploration into writing scenes by looking at pensive scenes, or … More
Use drama to create interest for your reader, and force your character to change direction.
What elements do you need in your opening scene? We talk about that this week.
Setting Intentions We are continuing our exploration of writing scenes, which includes all the elements that should be in a … More