Nevada McPherson discovers she’s writing the noir as she explores what kind of novel she’s written and prepares to submit her new book to agents.
Tagged: novel writing
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.
Author and artist Nevada McPherson is facing novel revisions, including what to cut and what to keep and change to make sure the story has plenty of “cakes and pies.” Read on to uncover what she means.
You’ll never know, unless you try. When you write it down, that scene you’re playing with, you may discover, as writer and artist Nevada McPherson did, a pivotal scene in your story.
Discover 8 common problems in fiction writing to avoid so you can make your story stronger and attractive to an agent or editor and ultimately to your readers.
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.
Freewriting helps to break through the inertia of staring at a blank page or screen, and it serves its purpose in propelling me forward.
For many years I wanted to be a writer, from a young age in fact. At age 19, one summer, there I was journal writing in earnest 20 minutes every day before my student...
Hope you’re well and had a chance to witness the eclipse this week, live or online. I only caught a sliver of the partially eclipsed sun through the Oakland fog and it was marvelous....
For readers of genre fiction, emotion is everything. Mystery readers are looking for suspense. Romance readers are looking for love on the page. And if you don’t generate those emotions in your readers, you’ve failed as a novelist.
Let’s welcome back monthly columnist Nevada McPherson as she shares with us “Adaptations and Transformations for 2017!” Enjoy!