Intuitively, writers start writing at the beginning of their story. After all, stories have a beginning, a middle and an end. In reality, your story…
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November is National Novel Writing Month. This is the time of year where thousands of writers, both accomplished writers as well as the aspiring, to sit down and spend four weeks doing the deed.
A good novel is read and forgotten but an amazing novel is read and re-read and given high praise on in the Kindle comment section.
Staring at a blank screen or a fresh sheet out of your notebook and wondering what will work. You sip your coffee and check your phone and then you go right back to staring. Sound familiar?
“What’s the theme?” asked English teacher. Yikes! Remember that? Did the story even have a theme? Years ago I used to shun thinking about a…
Three dimensional characters have a side of them that we do not normally see at the surface but which surfaces at some point in the story.
In brief, the right side of the brain is responsible for your creative juices. The left side of your brain is the critical, logical part of your mind.
I believe (and let's make this clear this is my own analysis - based on three decades of writing and analysis) that a writer's success is dependent directly to the positive feedback he or she gets which in turn fuels the aspiring writer to proliferate