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Writing Your Story from the Middle––Part V

How do you create a “mirror moment for our lead character? Ask your character a series of questions, and their answers will help you create their “mirror moment.”  398 more words


The Trouble with World-Building... Twice

Man, I thought world-building was tough. As much as I love going into the details of a place and its people in my stories, even I must admit that it can be a lot of work. 385 more words

Writers - Steve D'Adamo

Friday Write-Day: Recalibrating NaNo Goals

Writing has been slow again for me this week. I’ve written a total of 4,400 words for NaNo — a rather pitiful showing considering my initial goal was 30,000. 324 more words

Writers - Steve D'Adamo

#booksforwriters Creating Character Arcs

What’s a story?

Most people would say it is a series of events that happen. Plot. Conflict. Climax.

You know, all that Freytag’s Triangle stuff from middle school language arts. 623 more words

Foxy Writer Chick Talks Writer's Craft

The Power of the Character Wound

We’ve talked about the character wound on PsychWriter before when I explored the negative core belief. We know it’s a painful past event that changes who your character is, a thinking pattern rooted in their past. 891 more words


Signs Your Historical Female Character Needs a Stronger Role

by Amanda Mae Downey

Not too long ago, a colleague of mine was very excited to tell me that he was writing a book. When I asked him what it was about, he immediately confessed to not writing female characters. 1,392 more words


Writing Your Story from the Middle––Part I

It’s a radical concept. Generally, the middle is the hardest place to write through. I’ve already talked about keeping the middle from “sagging” in your story. 407 more words