We often learn how to develop our story’s plot separate from character arcs, but our story’s threads work in tandem. Here’s a way to ensure they intertwine.Pin It
To discover the best drafting process for us, we might need to experiment.
Today, Marty C. Lee shares how she develops story beats into a chapter-by-chapter outline.
A drafting process that works for one might not work for another. However, NaNoWriMo can be a great time to experiment and see what writing process works for us.Pin It
This time of year, writers try to get their story idea into shape before the first of November. Here’s some help to get your planning off on the right foot with NaNoWriMo.Pin It
Get a free sneak peek at my new workshop on the Romance Beat Sheet at the Romance Writers Summit, an online event of writing craft advice.Pin It
Let’s say this only once: Repetition and redundancy in our writing is a problem, but we can learn how to avoid the issue.Pin It
Downloaded over 60,000 times, my Romance Beat sheet helps writers of all levels build romance stories. But how do we use this extremely popular tool?Pin It
Once we know what our character’s backstory makes them think they could never do, we know how to show their path of change and growth over the story.Pin It
There’s no wrong way to get to “The End” when drafting our book. That includes how some think about chapters as they write and some think about scenes.Pin It
What makes someone a “real” writer or a “real” author? Let’s look at the question of what makes a writer “real” from a different perspective.Pin It