Tagged: Kay Keppler
Four common issues will force the air out of your manuscript faster than a needle can pop a balloon. Find out how to fix these issues and repair the sagging middle of your story.
Tips and advice on how to improve the dialogue and cut exposition in your fiction from prolific writer of science fiction, urban fantasy, and comic books, Chuck Wendig, shared by novelist and editor, Kay Keppler.
Discover how to craft a story and characters readers love by creating a main character with agency, including a clear goal, motivation, and conflict by editor and novelist, Kay Keppler.
Hook your readers with great beginnings and endings. If readers don’t like your opening scene, they won’t read the rest of the book. But if your last scene doesn’t provide a pay-off, you’ve failed them—and they won’t read your next book.
Plot isn’t just what happens. Each scene must be connected to the next by cause and effect. The action of the second scene is a consequence of the action in the first. Here’s what we mean…