It’s time for another post as a Resident Writing Coach over at Writers Helping Writers, where we’re talking about what makes a story’s pacing “good.”Pin It
Endless obstacles can make it hard to see the path to reach our goals. What can we do when faced with a murky path to our goal?Pin It
It’s time for another post as a Resident Writing Coach over at Writers Helping Writers, and this time we’re talking about bridging conflict.Pin It
Why is it important for characters to be active or proactive rather than reactive or passive? How can we fix a passive protagonist?Pin It
Our story’s opening is important for gaining readers, but our story’s ending is what sells readers on our next book. What makes a story resolution great?Pin It
I’ve partnered up with Writers Helping Writers to bring you a PRIZE-PACKED Advent Calendar for Writers—and you could win one of my workshops!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.
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
A reader asked how we’d place the 12 Stages on Intimacy on a beat sheet for the best pacing. Can we mesh the 12 Stages with romance beats in a story?Pin It
In our story, something makes our protagonist change and progress in their internal journey. But what’s that something? What triggers them to grow?Pin It