Making Your Characters Feel Feelings: Contentment

“The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or even touched. They must be felt with the heart.”  ― Helen Keller Really good and memorable fiction takes characters on an external and an emotional journey. As an author, knowing how to help your characters navigate this emotional journey is an invaluable tool, [...]

Knowing When to Show #writerwednesday

“Show the readers everything, tell them nothing." —Ernest Hemingway The fact that Hemingway wrote in a sparse and telling style, and said the above quote all at the same damn time makes absolutely no sense. But that doesn’t make him any less right.  Well, at least half right. Telling has its place in fiction, but [...]