Want to know why readers put down your books? Lynette M. Burrows discusses six common character problems that make readers put books down and how to fix them.
Lynette M. Burrows discusses how to hook your readers by making your story character voices like the instruments in an orchestra.
Are you stuck in the middle of your novel? You can solve or prevent most stuck-in-the-middle events. Use goals & obstacles to fascinate your readers.
The first line of a story has a major job—to catch the attention of the reader. The right reader. As a writer it is, arguably, the most important line we write. So how do we write a great first line? The Job of the First Line If the job of the first line of a…… Continue reading How to Write a Great First Line
November is coming! November is coming! Writers are frantically preparing for the month of NANOWRIMO. In case you’ve been living under a rock, NANOWRIMO stands for National Novel Writing Month. Since 1999, a simple challenge to write 50,000 words in thirty days has grown to be a non-profit organization supporting and cheering on hundreds of thousands…… Continue reading The Final Perfect Line