What should the last scene in your novel look like? Learn how to write that final scene well to satisfy your readers.
The climax scene, that is. We’ve been thinking about scenes, and writing our novels in scenes, for some time as … More
Admittedly, I am not a fan of the flashback scene, generally, because these tend to be written poorly and (mostly … More
The Writer’s Bag of Tricks Scene Writing It’s been a while. We last discussed writing in scenes in April, which … More
Add tension and conflict in your writing with dialogue.
Use drama to create interest for your reader, and force your character to change direction.
Writing Suspenseful Scenes As we continue our exploration of using scenes to write our novels, let’s keep in mind that … More
Setting Intentions We are continuing our exploration of writing scenes, which includes all the elements that should be in a … More
Tension Happy New Year! For the last few months, I’ve been talking about writing your novel using scenes. Writing your … More
Theme Happy Holidays everyone! I’ve taken a few weeks to ensure that I met my editorial deadlines, so I apologize … More