For Writers

An Unbending Honesty

In my previous post about finding what’s wrong in your work, I said that I think writers need to understand the structure of a scene to identify what’s wrong with a scene. Another thing I strongly believe a writer needs is an unbending honesty with himself. This means you have to tell yourself the truth,… Continue reading An Unbending Honesty

For Writers

Identifying What’s Wrong In Your Work

We all know that creating is an art, but editing is absolutely a science. Unless you understand the tools of your craft, the scientific part of what we do as writers, I’m not sure a person can ever really identify what’s wrong with something they've written. A writer must know what should be happening in… Continue reading Identifying What’s Wrong In Your Work