One of the common errors newer writers make is the great-looking character who is perfect in every way. While many of us strive to be that person, truthfully? Who likes them?
Tag: Kristen Lamb
Dec 21 2009
Go Ahead, Throw Some Rocks
Nov 03 2009
National Novel Writing Month–Sowing the Seeds of Success
Farmers work first and play later. They plan. They prepare for the worst and hope for the best, all the while staying fixed on the ultimate goal…harvest. Farmers understand that it is no one great action, but a collection of small everyday habits that leads to success. Writers have to do the same.
Oct 22 2009
A Good Gritique Group Will Tell You, "You Have an Ugly Baby" by Terrell Mims
Writers who join critique groups should not go to be coddled. They have friends and family for that.
Oct 13 2009
Method to the Madness–How Acting Can Make You a Better Writer
Actors were the keepers of legends long before the authors. Actors kept stories alive on the stage and passed them on to audiences who would not be literate for centuries. We can learn a lot from their insight into the human condition.