If you’ve ever thought about writing a series but weren’t sure how to “evolve” the series from book to book, Kassandra Lamb is here to share her insights.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.
How can we include conflict—and conflict resolution—between our characters without relying only on fighting? Check out L. Deborah Sword’s insights.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
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
A character’s backstory reveals what they thought they could never do, which gives us ideas for our plot and making them face their fears.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
A character’s backstory can be mined to add more emotion to our stories, such as by layering how their backstory’s defining moment affected them.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 the obstacles preventing change.Pin It