Last week I mentioned seven writing issues I noticed when reading a stack of children’s novels, that could have been avoided. Since then, I’ve found some more! So here they are (on to something more positive next week, I promise)…
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….
Happy New Year, and welcome to the first Write for a Reason writing tip of 2019! Thank you for joining us once again – I hope you will find the next 52 writing tips …
This may seem obvious, and I’m probably preaching to the choir here, but unless you have an excellent reason for not doing so, the first person you need to introduce your readers to is your protagonist . . .
Here’s an interesting thought – what one piece of knowledge or skill do you most need to take your writing to the next level?
As Christians writing for a reason we can get so caught up in being earnest that we forget that writing should be fun. OK, yes, it’s work too, but it should certainly have some lighter moments . . . and who knows where those lighter moments might take you?
Here’s an idea to give you a break from your novel:
If your characters are going on a journey to reach a destination and final victory, think about how long the journey should take, and how many crises they are going to have to face on the way. Here are three questions you will need to ask yourself for your journey . . .
As Christian writers we can easily fall into the trap of being so caught up in the theme of our story that we forget to use our imagination. We could set our stories in a typical home, school or church
So, Christian writers, what is your next step? If you need a door to open for you, maybe one of the following keys might help! Here are five keys for every aspiring writer: Keep learning Keep reading Encourage and be
If we want to share the good news through story, we must do so in a way our readers will understand, or all our efforts will be wasted. So in this week’s post I’ve put together seven random thoughts that I hope might help . . .