A couple of weeks ago I posted a writing tip with 7 reasons to set your novel in a place you know. This week we’re going to look at three reasons you might want to set your novel in a place you…
Over the last few months I have been reviewing books for a charity that puts Christian titles into libraries and other public places. So I have had the joy of having to read. 🙂 How about that for an excuse to read – sorry, can’t do that, I absolutely have to finish these books….
Hello Writers! At last the days are getting a bit longer, bulbs are coming up, and buds are growing… it will soon be spring. 🙂 So, more writing prompts for this week, as promised. How are you getting on? Are
We’ve been talking about goodies and baddies over the last few weeks… and here’s another quick tip in the same vein:
Make your protagonist the good guy, not the one who regularly does the bad deeds. You don’t want your readers feeling sorry for the other characters, who…
Hello again everyone! Hope your writing is going well. I have a creative writing tip today that comes from a real example!
If you are writing about an event or a situation you haven’t…
Good morning fellow writers! Today I have a creative writing tip for you on a subject we don’t look at very often: antagonists.
For those of you who aren’t quite sure what an antagonist is, here’s the dictionary definition:
An antagonist is a person who . . .
Hello again Christian writer friends! Here’s another creative writing tip for you:
Think carefully before you start your story with the weather. Whether the weather be cold, or whether the weather be hot*, you might want to keep it
NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Writers Month – yes, that means writing a novel in a month! In November of each year, fiction writers who have been thinking about writing, sit down and write, starting on 1st, right through to 30th.
Are you up for that? You set yourself a target . . .
Readers need some description, to be able to truly engage with the characters and their actions, but if there is too much flowery prose, readers can lose interest in the plot. Action can become stilted as the flow of the story slows down. If, on the other hand . . .