Writing process

February 17, 2019
Opening Scene

How to Write a Great Opening Scene

The opening scene is one of the most crucial in your novel. It has to engage readers while introducing the most important aspects of the story.
March 6, 2019
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How to Create Suspense in Your Novel

First, you need to understand how the suspense genre is different from the mystery genre.
March 7, 2019

The Three Act Story Structure for Planning Your Novel

So, for my next novel, I am plotting and planning my arse off.
March 8, 2019

The Creation of Character Arc and Their Differences

Character Arc--What do we want our character to be like when the story reaches its glorious conclusion?
March 9, 2019
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Ending your Novel

A story ending can be either happy or sad; it can leave the reader uplifted or pensive or heartbroken. But it has to feel "right."
March 14, 2019

Writing Mistakes & How to Avoid Them

The best fiction writers write like theyโ€™re in loveโ€”and edit like theyโ€™re in charge.
March 16, 2019

Importance of Successful Writing Habits

Have two or more projects on the go: Speaking of writerโ€™s block, having more than one project on the go is never a bad idea.
March 21, 2019
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Ending Your Novel

Which is to say, you need to plan your conclusion just as carefully as every other part of your story.
March 21, 2019

To Prologue Or Not To Prologue?

To me, prologues in novels usually exist to provide a complicated backstory that may or may not be immediately relevant to the main storyline.