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Multiple Narrators? How to Choose the Right POV

Multiple Narrators? How to Choose the Right POV

NaNoWriMo is near! Here is a quick and easy way to make sure your November story is rich with realistic and 3-dimensional characters.

The NaNoWrimo Success Series: How To Create Characters Using The MBTI Method NaNoWriMo is near! Here is a quick and easy way to make sure your November story is rich with realistic and characters.

How to Write Faster First Drafts | Sometimes getting started is the hardest part. Check out these tips for writing faster first drafts.

Everyone wants to write faster. You want to make the most of your time to write. Life is short, and you have eleventy billion story ideas to share with the world.

Four things to do each week.

Four things to do each week.

How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method

How to Write a Dynamite Scene Using the Snowflake Method

Writing Fiction For Profit: “Why Aren’t My Books Selling?”

Writing Fiction For Profit: “Why Aren’t My Books Selling?”

Flashbacks are a very useful tool in fiction. But make sure you use them correctly and sparingly. Here are four tips to help.

Flashbacks are a very useful tool in fiction. But make sure you use them correctly and sparingly. Here are four tips to help.

All of these rescues mean that there are at least three life-and-death situations in the middle of the novel, even before the climax! (The final scene at the end of the novel is its own kind of rescue.) Besides making the reader’s heart beat faster, these rescue situations round out the hero’s character and make him more likeable. The hero needs to be saved twice, which helps the readers see some vulnerability. It’s easier to warm up to someone who is a little flawed.

All of these rescues mean that there are at least three life-and-death situations in the middle of the novel, even before the climax! (The final scene at the end of the novel is its own kind of rescue.) Besides making the reader’s heart beat faster, these rescue situations round out the hero’s character and make him more likeable. The hero needs to be saved twice, which helps the readers see some vulnerability. It’s easier to warm up to someone who is a little flawed.

How Conflict Can Destroy Reader's Trust | What is Contrived Conflict| writing tips | writing

How Conflict Can Destroy Reader's Trust | What is Contrived Conflict| writing tips | writing

How to Write Your Character's Thoughts

Stuck on how to write your character's thoughts in your story? Learn how to bring readers into your character's head without italics or speech tags.

How to Make your Novel Impossible to Put Down: 2 Key Methods

How to Make your Novel Impossible to Put Down: 2 Key Methods