Use mind mapping to discover your characters’ road not taken and add depth to your fiction. And your life. From writing coach and author of Writing from the Queen’s Seat: Discover and Write From Your Authentic Authority, Catharine Bramkamp.
Join us today as authorpreneur, ghostwriter, book, and creativity coach in training, Carol Malone, studies out the process for helping to get herself unstuck in her current WIP. She gives some advice on how to “Brainstorm” your novel’s storyline. Enjoy!
Remember: Don’t recount every moment of your characters’ lives. As a writer, your job is to present the crucial moments that develop plot and enhance character. Each scene is driven by a character’s desire to attain something,
My method for finding the right title is designed to help your fans-to-be discover your book. Recently, I’ve finished the draft to the sequel of my bestselling thriller The Torah Codes. Now I’m applying my method of finding the best title, and the system works so well that I’ve discovered all of my title ideas are bad titles!
I was looking back in my Writer’s Fun Zone archives and was surprised to see I’ve never written a post on brainstorming. Free writing exercises, yes. Inspiration, yes, but never brainstorming, specifically. Why is that? I assume, perhaps wrongly so, all writers know how to brainstorm. Deeper than that, I have mixed feelings about visual brainstorming…