Craft, For Writers

5 Things I’ve Learned About Scene Structure

Does that title give you the heebie-jeebies? Does the idea of imposing structure on your scenes make you want to run and hide? I felt the same way once upon a time, but that was back in the days when I wrote the beginnings of many novels, got bored with every one of them, and… Continue reading 5 Things I’ve Learned About Scene Structure

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Wednesday’s Twitter Wisdom — 05/31/2017

Twitter wisdom from Wednesday, May 31. It was a rough day on the Internet for me. Not sure if my computer was giving me problems, or if it was my home network, or a storm brewing to the west, but it was a day full of starts and stops for me. Hope yours was better!… Continue reading Wednesday’s Twitter Wisdom — 05/31/2017

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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