What are the different layers of conflict? How can understanding the different levels of conflict help our writing?
It’s time for another post as a Resident Writing Coach over at Writers Helping Writers, where we’re digging into how to make our characters interact with our setting.
What does it mean to take a different approach to conflict? And how can that understanding help us keep readers engaged in our story?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 sentences don’t have a good flow from one to the next, our writing can feel choppy. But what causes choppy writing and how can we fix it?Pin It
Last time, we discussed how to introduce our characters. Now, here are 4 tips for ensuring we’re giving readers the right impressions of our characters.Pin It
Third-person POV ranges from the most distant to the deepest perspectives, so how can we tell where our story falls on the POV spectrum to avoid problems?Pin It
For dialogue attribution, action beats are more flexible than dialogue tags for our writing, adding details to our story and immersing readers in the scene.Pin It
To get from our opening pages to the rest of our story, can an Inciting Incident story beat help us? How is that beat different from the First Plot Point?Pin It
Of the many confusing words in the writing world, the worst might be the terms “scenes and sequels.” What’s the purpose of sequels and how do we write them?Pin It