Tags » Outlining

Top 10 Ways to Rivet Readers with Plot Reveals - Helping Writers Become Authors

Making sure that you are making good stuff happen in your story using plot reveals to maximum advantage.

Plot reveals are the secret ingredient to create complex and skillful stories that thrill readers on every page. 22 more words


Tuesday How to's: How to Write an Outline.

Hello Readers!

I ┬álove outlining! It really helps me stay focused as a writer. Not everyone outlines .In fact not everyone thinks it will work for them and that’s okay! 260 more words


Generality Is the Death of the Novel - Helping Writers Become Authors

Specificity in your descriptions, character development, and setting can set your work off from the rest of the pack.

Fiction is about the specifics. Just by switching out words and adding a few tiny details, you can move your descriptions from dull to dazzling… 12 more words


Productive Holiday

I headed for the writing cabin about 6:30 this morning. It was clear and cold, and apparently determined to stay that way. (Our high temperature today was a blistering nine degrees.) 1,333 more words


Something New

Jessie: in New Hampshire hunkering down for the long winter slog.

One of the best things about being a writer is the built in necessity of trying new things. 386 more words

Character Building: Enneagram

This won’t be a very long post, but I think it will be helpful for those of you who are also writers.

I don’t believe that people can be strictly categorized into one type or personality or another, however, I do think there are overriding tendencies we each have. 169 more words



We didn't take anything too seriously this weekend. We started off with gift cards from Christmas. We did the standard thing, by each spending more than was on the card. 253 more words