Set the time and place in your story. It makes a big difference, like the difference between Sleeping Beauty’s castle and Windsor castle.
As the plot turns, so turns your story. Pantser or Planner, HOW you choose to write the story MAKES NO DIFFERENCE. Fine tune the plot in the second draft, the revision. The first draft is to get the story down on paper. It’s the revisioning that matters. This is where you take that diamond in…… Continue reading As the Plot Turns
Do your characters play well with others? While writing the first draft you can allow your characters to ‘’take over’ your story, but not so in revision.
The second installment
in Lynette M. Burrows’s “Re-vision Your Story,” discusses how to make your character’s goals golden.
Revision is probably the single most difficult thing a writer must do. Lynette M. Burrows calls it re-visioning and shares six lessons on how to re-vision your story.