Many people take my deep point of view master classes because they’re looking to create an emotional gut punch for readers. They want readers to feel like they’re IN the story, in real time, and digging deep emotionally is the powerhouse tool of deep point of view.… Read the post
I work with a lot of new
writers, and a common frustration I see is getting tangled up in the details of
the story and being unable to see the larger problem. These writers have a
general sense of what they want their novels to be about, but they keep
focusing on the specifics of individual scenes and not the bigger picture.… Read the post
Because I've got the October 2 blog date, I get to say Happy Birthday to my mother here. Happy Birthday, Mom!
Thanks for indulging me. And for finding today's target word twice in the first sentence. "Get" and it's multi-tense derivative "got" could be nominated for one of the words everyone, not just writers, uses loosely for coming into possession of.… Read the post