One mistake many writers make when developing their character arcs is relating the change to what your character wants - as opposed to what your character needs.
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Does the idea of being surrounded by a million other writers discourage you? Read this article to find out why you should stay excited.
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?
If you're itching to write a story, well there's lot of ways to tackle this and we'll address these in future articles but here's a really simple trick.
Choosing the right word is a task that takes into consideration not only the connotation of the word but additional elements such as how it sounds locally (as in the sentence) as well as taken from the perspective of the entire paragraph.
“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…
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