One day, you woke up and realized just how many emails you receive offering to teach you the secrets to writing success for one low, never-before-offered price. By Melissa DeVrieze
Creating an effective character is as important as the plotting of a novel itself. By Tayyaba Batool
Without an outline, it is entirely possible that the writer will have continuity issues within their story. Without a framework, the story may meander, go on for a few chapters on some tangent, while meanwhile losing the reader.
Stories need to catch the attention of the readers; and for that, it is necessary to have these five elements.
It starts with folks converging on local grocery stories, Costco, Walmart, and Target. What disappears first? Toilet paper. Seriously!
We are entering a strange dimension of the Twilight Zone. It is vital during this time to keep ourselves and our families occupied at home, while we limit exposure to coronavirus.
Each of these essential reads comes from an accomplished writer (Lamott, King and Bradbury), inviting their ilk to peek into their past and learn from their process.
If you are writing a family history, short story or novel and medical research from a specific time period is warranted, you want to be true to the terminology of the time period. In the early twentieth century, what we know as tonsillitis was called quinsy. King’s evil was tuberculosis of the neck and lymph glands. If you were experiencing flu symptoms, it was called the grippe. Winter fever was pneumonia; scurvy, the lack of vitamin C.
Jo’s entire story arc makes for an interesting exploration of how little has changed in the lives of writers between the 1860s and today and could serve as an instructional guide on what lies ahead for aspiring writers. By Melissa DeVrieze.
Maybe the title catches my eye. But what makes me want to purchase the book is the book description and the first paragraph of Chapter 1. Am I interested enough to continue reading?