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Editing Tips

Editing your story is a very important part of the process. No-one gets it right first time around! Make sure you read it through carefully and check: 63 more words


Emotion: The Significance of Word Choice

It is not just how you write that can have an emotional impact on your readers. Delving into what your character feels and how they react can elicit a strong emotional response, but emotional can also be expressed by smaller signals in your writing that hint, catch the reader off guard, or build up to something that is far greater than themselves. 405 more words


Right vs. Wrong

Remember, when people tell you something’s wrong or doesn’t work for them, they are almost always right. When they tell you exactly what they think is wrong and how to fix it, they are almost always wrong.
– Neil Gaiman


Questions to Ask when Editing Scenes

1. How does the scene impact the plot? If  I cut it out would it matter?

2. Can I make the scene work harder for me? 33 more words


There Is No Original

Ever get into this writing headspace?

I can’t do that, nope, that’s been done before….that’s been done before…and that’s been done beforeandddd… 315 more words


Writing Tip: Give Emotions Strong Imagery

How many of us write from those raw emotions we have stirring within us? The best therapy for some writers is letting those feelings bleed on paper. 447 more words



With this type of point of view the character is retelling the story in either first of third person point of view, but they are not the main character in the story they are telling. 66 more words