There’s no getting away from the fact that your story will need people. You will need to invent characters to populate the imaginary world within your stories. 454 more words
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So you want to write a book.
You dream of quitting your day job to haunt your local Starbucks, sipping lattes and tapping purposefully on your trusty MAC. 477 more words
I used to try to teach from the perspective of an editor, but I found that my thinking was flawed. Why? Because editors are like building inspectors. 1,517 more words
Writers must understand structure if they hope to be successful. Yes, it might take five years to finish the first novel, but if we land a three book deal, we don’t have 15 years to turn in our books. 1,788 more words
So you’re writing a novel? Making a movie? A TV play maybe? Whatever type or genre of fiction you’re creating, the chances are good that you will be including female characters. 3,729 more words