Timelines The phrase 'Time is of the Essence' normally implies that it's necessary to get something done quickly, but for me it has another meaning too: the handling of time in a story line. it's so easy to take this for granted when reading books by other authors, but it really is an important consideration … Continue reading ‘Time is of the Essence’ Time: Part One
This is an excellent post on the subject of adding depth to writing. I really like the checklist provided here. via Writing Tips: 8 Ways To Take Your Book From Good To Great - by Braedan Phillips...
Loving the process My journey, as a writer, has gone from blindly writing onward, in the fragile hope that I would reach 'The End', to one who can now write those words with conviction. I became a student of writing, not through any bricks and mortar establishment, but by purchasing books on the subject from … Continue reading Intuitive Writing
A beginning, middle and an end Before the days when I began to learn about story structure, I just sat down and wrote. An idea popped into my head and I was away, secretly nursing the hope that somehow I'd produce a best seller. Back then, when I used pen and paper, I was completely … Continue reading ‘To plot or not to plot?’ …. that is the question