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What advice would I give budding writers? My answer? Develop a thick skin.
Nothing could have prepared her for the devastating blow she received when her loved one died. The long winding road of how one writer found her way back to writing after the death of a loved one.
NaNoWriMo 2019 is right around the corner. Are you going to participate this year? Here are some simple tips for pansters to help you prep from novelist Tinthia Clemant.
Writing a story is very similar to building a puzzle. And scenes are the puzzle pieces. Here are some tips to help you sort your puzzle pieces, I mean, scenes.
Welcome to Tinthia Clemant’s third post in her three-part series on Goal, Motivation, , and Conflict — The ABCs of Writing. This one focuses on your character’s and story’s conflict.
On Your Character’s Motivation (GMC: Goal, Motivation, and Conflict, The ABCs of Writing) by Tinthia Clemant
Welcome to Tinthia Clemant’s second post in her three-part series on Goal, Motivation, and Conflict — The ABCs of Writing. This one focuses on your character’s motivation.
Goals versus Desires – Wanting something is a desire; working to obtain that something is the goal.
Tighten Up Your Story’s Sagging Middle – I’m not referring to the end result of inviting Ben and Jerry over every night of the week. I’m referring to fixing your manuscript’s middle sag.
Driving can be compared to the turning points in a story in that turning points are when the story takes a new direction, much like your right and left hand turns.
Inciting Incidents — What are they and why are they important? Remember the scene in Stars Wars: A New Hope when Luke’s aunt and uncle are killed?
Don’t get stressed out. Relax, we got this!. My top 11 list of what to do and not to do for writing a synopsis that doesn’t suck.