The ability to write convincing dialogue is an essential skill for any fiction writer. Dialogue can make or break a story.
Author Interview: Charlotte Maya
Interview with Charlotte Maya, author of Sushi Tuesdays, a memoir about her life with her family after her husband’s suicide.
Avoiding Detail Overload in Our Writing
As writers, we must choose our details wisely to avoid detail overload, which can be just as bad for a story as a boatload of clichés.
We Don’t Have to Suffer
Writing can be hard. It can even be downright painful, but I’m here to tell you, you don’t have to suffer.
Hang a Lantern on Your Plot Problems
Take a plot hole and, instead of revamping with long backstory, hang a lantern on it, like: yep, that’s there, moving on.
Writing Brain and Editing Brain
The older I get, the more I recognize my writing brain and my editing brain as two distinct parts of myself.
Working With Beta Readers (Bonus Round)
Before you begin working with beta readers, be sure to ask them if they have time to read it and give them a deadline.