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.
There’s more than one reason to go NaNo, and more than one way to use the NaNo. This episode tells you what you’re in for–before it’s too late!
Welcome to the NANOWRIMO Every Month podcast! I’m your host, J. Daniel Sawyer. As a mid-career professional writer with 20 books and 30-odd short stories to my credit, I will be your guide on this whirlwind 33-day journey. Join me, and a few guests, as we beat the pants off of NanoWriMo and learn how to do a NanoWriMo every month.