It’s time for another post as a Resident Writing Coach over at Writers Helping Writers, where we’re exploring how a specific writing technique can point readers’ attention just where we want it.
It’s time for another post as a Resident Writing Coach over at Writers Helping Writers, where we’re digging into short stories and character arcs.
Can we learn from big shared-world universes like Star Wars how to builcohesive epic-sized story worlds (without planning everything in advance)?Pin It
Our character’s job can be a source of story conflict, but how can we avoid clichés, especially with an office romance? Angela Ackerman shares her tips.Pin It
As we develop a story idea, how do we know if all the pieces fit together? Guest Jael R. Bakari is sharing her process for keeping track of all the details.Pin It
Want to improve your writing? Here are the strengths and weaknesses of 5 common ways to learn and improve our writing craft.Pin It
For all the writing advice in the world, there’s comparatively little about chapters specifically, such as if or how we should title them.Pin It
If our story includes telepathy or text messages and the like, what are some of our formatting options for non-verbal communication passages?Pin It
To increase reader satisfaction, we want to give our story meaning. How can we use foreshadowing to make our story feel purposeful and meaningful?Pin It
We’ve discussed POV and voice, but what does the term “word choice” mean, how does it affect our writing, and what goes into choosing the right words?Pin It