Writing Fiction: 4 Ways To Inspire Readers And Sell

You’re writing fiction and you’re bored. You wonder whether you should trash the novel and write something else. Before you do that, consider this: to entertain readers, you must entertain yourself first. Start by daydreaming. Writing fiction: forget the words, daydream To write great stories, you need to get on familiar terms with your own emotions, the emotions of those … Read more

Plotting Made Simple: The One-Hour Plotting Strategy

Want to learn a very simple, but powerful, plotting strategy? Whether you’re plotting a new novel or are rescuing a novel that’s crashed off the rails, your plotting woes will end forever. Plotting and the pain of pantsing novels I’m an unabashed pantser. But… pantsing tends to be painful. In my first few years of writing fiction, I cringed away … Read more