Some people write in marathons. Others write in many sprints. Choose the wrong one, and you’re in for a lot of frustration. Here’s how to find out which technique is right for you!
One third of the way in, the first big hump. Don’t worry, it happens to everyone. Here’s why…and how to beat it.
Setting can make or break your novel. Here’s how it works, and how to use it.
As the structure of your story emerges, the fear of cliché will rise up. Beware its power to smash your story!
Today we explore a little-known technique to jump your story out of those early-manuscript doldrums.
Your hero will probably not go it alone–so don’t neglect his companions. Here’s how to make sure your core cast lifts your novel and makes your job easier.
Today we talk about how to use outlines without stifling your creative freedom.
One of the big tricks to writing daily is figuring out how to find the time. Here’s how to figure out how much time you’ll need, and how to stay within that time budget.
So, you’ve got a blank page in front of you. How do you start something that can last for 50,000 words or more?
Before you start to write, consider your preparation–and whether it might be a good idea to approach it differently.