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Life is hard and as writers, we aren’t doing our jobs unless our characters struggle. Am I right? Good fiction isn’t borne out in the comfortable and easy living we might dream about, but in the tension and conflict between characters and/or their own desires.
You don’t know what you don’t know, right? That’s part of what makes writing in deep point of view so hard. I have spent years studying this technique and continue to learn more about it. But if you had a place to start maybe you could get started on your own.… Read the post
Every book needs a dose of laughter. Even hard-core, freak-out scary stuff needs a scene or a sentence or a word intended to allow the reader a moment to breathe out some of the tension you’ve mummified them in for pages and pages and breathe in ease.… Read the post
I’ll SHOW then TELL:
“Goodbye LA, G'day Australia.” She wiggled her hips and Beyoncéd into the hall.
That fun example was written by multi-Immersion grad Elaine Fraser.
Now I’ll TELL:
Allusion is a rhetorical device. It’s a quick reference to a famous person or event that includes the trait.… Read the post
I was looking up some stuff on the back end of Writers In the Storm the other day and it kind of blew my mind. As I scoped out traffic and posts and fixed old links, the walk down Memory Lane made me nostalgic.… Read the post