Tag Archives: Writing tips

How To Add A Red Herring Into Your Book.

Misleading your readers is one of the most powerful tools a writer has. Though there are many ways to do this, one of the most effective is the red herring. What is a red herring, you ask? The article and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Thoughts and Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Come Up With A Title For Your Book.

Titles can be difficult to come up with. They have to stand out from the crowd and entice readers to pick up your book. So, how do you go about choosing the perfect title that will do your story justice? … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Let Us Learn Saturday | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Insert A Theme Throughout Your Book.

Themes are the glue that binds every other aspect of your story together. They’re the overall experience your readers will feel. The handle of the blade that is your, the writers, central message. If asked, could you pinpoint the theme/s … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Tuesday Morning Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

How To Write Traumatic Effects Into Your Story.

If you’re writing a traumatic experience into the backstory of your character, how will you show how it affects your character in the present? Do you know the signs and symptoms of recalling a past traumatic experience and how they … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Tuesday Morning Ramblings | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Question Of The Week

Do you edit as you write or do you wait until the end of your first draft?

Rate this:

Posted in Question of the Week | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 4 Comments

How To Write Larger Than Life Characters.

Bigger, better, more, and more and more and more. That’s what larger than life characters are. Hotter than hot. Colder than cold. With a depth that seems almost superhuman. Crafting characters your readers will want to jump inside of and … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Thoughts and Observations | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 1 Comment

How To Choose The Right Main Character.

So you have an idea for a story. You may have the tantalizing end twist in mind or even the grand opening scene that will hook your readers. You’ve probably even thought about some of the secondary characters. The mentor, … Continue reading

Rate this:

Posted in Thursday Thoughts | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment