I was reading this article on conflicts you can use in your books. And there was one paragraph that stood out to me: Opposing Goals: Throughout your story, your hero should have something he’s trying to achieve. But at the scene level, he should also have goals—smaller micro-goals that move him toward getting what he wants […]
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There are many times I can look back on with groans and grumbles about how I handled a situation (or didn’t handle it, as the case may be some times.) There are plenty of days, weeks, months —a year or two in my early twenties — where you think, “If I had only done this […]
I read a post called “An Author Regroups” by Rosanna Leo, drawn in by the title because it’s a place I recognize well. And because I know she’s not the only one, I’m not the only one, I wanted to share it with any writers out there who might be reading my blog. It offers […]
You’d think writers would have endless drawers filled with ideas for books and blog posts. Maybe some one out there does. Me? Not so much. So when it comes to blog posts, I often troll the internet looking for other brilliant souls who come up with those lists about which i can write. One such […]