Ah, November. National Novel Writing Month. I can almost smell the fresh office supplies, the hint of double espresso and sugar drifting on the wind. The beginning of November is full of hope, promise and inspiration, but by week two? ….yeah. I have been running a series on structure and sure structure has the obvious …
Nov 04 2011
Jan 10 2011
When we begin as new writers, we often just take off like a shot. Who needs to plot? Plotting is for sissies. Of course, failing to plot is a lot like failing to read the instructions. *whistles innocently* At the end of the day, the shelf leans like the Tower of Pisa and we …
Jul 13 2010
Keep perspective and blend. Keep conflict and character center stage and the backdrop in its place…behind the characters.