Plotting Fiction: Novellas And The Story Question (Novella Series 3)

When you’re plotting fiction, here’s the essence: your plot is what your characters DO. We discussed developing characters in our second article in this novella-writing series, Writing Short Fiction: How To Develop Characters (Novella Series 2). When you focus on what your characters do, and WHY they do it, plotting your novella is simple, even if you’re a dedicated pantser, … Read more

Can You Make Money Writing On Medium?

Over the past year, I’ve received questions about the online publishing platform Medium. It pays writers, who get paid according to how much attention their content receives. Increased reading time on an article increases the writer’s income. Medium describes itself as an “online publishing platform.” Evan Williams, formerly co-founder of Blogger and Twitter, developed the network in 2012. To be … Read more