If there is one thing that I see writers getting wrong when I judge contests, it’s POV or point of view. This one thing can make a huge difference in your story. It is the key component in creating an emotional experience, which is the standard we measure our story by. Getting POV correct makes a huge difference in… Read More
You Need Goals Too
by Jennifer Crosswhite If you follow the often-used structure—Goals, Motivation, and Character—for your novel,you spend a significant amount of time creating goals for your characters. Even if you don’t use that structure, in some way or form, I bet you create goals for your characters. But do you create them for yourself? Short-term goals Part of being a writer is… Read More
The Hard Stuff and the Fun Stuff
I’m talking about these things in crafting your characters, continuing a series I’ve started over at PencilDancer.com. Check it out here and see if you can figure out the link between the photo and the article. Good luck!