Thursday, September 24
Character Creation Made Easy-ish
By Jacqueline Myers Part of The How They Do It Series JH: Figuring out who your characters are is often harder than figuring out your plot...
Wednesday, September 23
The Recipe for Writing a Great Scene
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy A great scene is a lot like a great meal. It whets an appetite for more, it fills up the senses, and it sati...
Tuesday, September 22
Employ the Four Seasons to Enhance Atmosphere in Your Novel
By Bonnie Randall Part of The How They Do It Series JH: Dipping into the archives today for a golden oldie from Bonnie Randall on how write...
Saturday, September 19
WIP Diagnostic: Is This Working? A Closer Look at Finding the Right Opening Scene
Critique By Maria D'Marco WIP Diagnostics is a weekly column that studies a snippet of a work in progress for specific issues. Readers a...
Thursday, September 17
Don’t Fall Prey to The Dark Side of Good Writing Habits
By Shanna Swendson, @ShannaSwendson Part of The Writer’s Life Series JH: Building good writing habits is a great idea, but be wary of chang...
Tuesday, September 15
Create a Powerful Story Cast: A Master List of Character-Building Resources
By Angela Ackerman, @AngelaAckerman Part of The How They Do It Series JH: Developing a novel takes so much brainpower, it's nice ...
Saturday, September 12
WIP Diagnostic: Is This Working? A Closer Look at Mixing Internal Thoughts into a Third-Person POV
Critique By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy WIP Diagnostics is a weekly column that studies a snippet of a work in progress for specific iss...
Thursday, September 10
Why Query Letters Matter to Self-Published Authors, Too
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy Part of the Indie Authors Series If you’re self publishing, you might think your query-writing days are o...
Wednesday, September 9
Stop Dreaming, Start Doing Workshop Series
By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy Are you ready to stop dreaming and start writing? Do you have a story to tell but you can’t quite get it...
Tuesday, September 8
The 3 Minute Scene Fix
By Laurence MacNaughton, @LMacNaughton Part of The How They Do It Series JH: Getting stuck on a scene isn't just frustrating, it c...
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