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
What elements do you need in your opening scene? We talk about that this week.
It’s all about bits of information. Authors write scenes in order to make the events in the fictional world seem … More
Motivation It’s been a few weeks but we are back! We are continuing our discussion of the topic of scene … More
How long? I expect that some of you will be pissed off at me by the end of this post. … More
Introduction Scenes are the visual building blocks of the novel in which your characters live (very much like theater productions … More
One category of novel that has been generally out of vogue because of low sales is western fiction. Sales increased … More
I was chatting with fantasy author Carol Berg earlier today. I asked her about issues that new fantasy writers have. … More
When is it YA? I was scrolling through a Twitter pitch fest a while back where I favorited pitches I … More