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 […]

9 Ways to Write Characters Readers Will Love #amwriting #writerwednesday

Hey word-makers! I’m back after a little blogging break and ready to ring in the New Year real proper like. I hope that your holidays were happy and if they weren’t happy, at least they’re over, right? Right. So let’s dive back into my favorite writing topic: CHARACTERS. I swear I’m gonna get off of […]

11 Days & 11 Ways to Plot Your Novel: Positive, Negative, and Flat Character Arcs #NaNoWriMoPrep #amwriting

11 days, 11 Ways to Plot a Novel is a series! If you’d like to begin at the beginning, start here:Dent’s Master Plot Well’s 7 Point Plot Structure Ingermanson’s Snowflake Method Blake Snyder’s Beat Sheet Gwen Hayes’ Romancing the Beat Joseph Campbell’s The Hero’s Journey Rider-Waite_Smith Fool’s Journey Christopher Vogel’s Writer’s Journey John Truby’s 22 […]