6 Requirements for Writing Better Character Goals – Helping Writers Become Authors

Check out six qualities you’ll need if you’re going to write character goals intense enough to power a blah plot into a compellingly dimensional story. Source: 6 Requirements for Writing Better Character Goals – Helping Writers Become Authors

Featured Guest: Seelie Kay, Author of CULT (Feisty Lawyers Book 3)

Release Date: May 17, 2019 Publisher: Extasy Books Romantic Suspense, three flames An Interview with Seelie Kay: Q. Why do you write romance? Because I am fascinated by the games people play to find and secure a lasting relationship, which is not always love. There’s the chase, the courtship, the falling, the surrender. That’s whatContinue reading “Featured Guest: Seelie Kay, Author of CULT (Feisty Lawyers Book 3)”

7 Tips For Writing Meaningful Death Scenes • Writer’s Edit

Let’s admit it, readers: we all love a good death scene. Whether we’re ugly-crying because we loved the character so much and OH, THE INJUSTICE, or punching the air and cheering because that villain got what they deserved… There’s nothing like a well-crafted death scene to elicit a strong reaction in a reader. But howContinue reading “7 Tips For Writing Meaningful Death Scenes • Writer’s Edit”

The 10 Greatest Female Monsters In Literature, From Carmilla To The Woman In Black

‘Tis the season for celebrating decorative gourds, sugar, changing seasons, and, of course, monsters. Wear all the punny Halloween costumes you like, but at the end of the day, Halloween is all about turning the ordinary into the monstrous. And many… Source: The 10 Greatest Female Monsters In Literature, From Carmilla To The Woman InContinue reading “The 10 Greatest Female Monsters In Literature, From Carmilla To The Woman In Black”

5 Key Questions To Ask About Character Motivations

Creating compelling characters is perhaps the most important aspect of fiction writing. Previously, we’ve explored the processes of crafting believable characters,… Source: 5 Key Questions To Ask About Character Motivations

How To Find And Fix Plot Holes In Your Novel – Writer’s Edit

Plot holes. We all know what they are: inconsistencies or gaps that defy logic in stories. And we all know they’re entirely undesirable when it comes to writing a good novel. Plot holes diminish the plausibility of a story and can have a huge effect on the way that story is viewed by readers. YourContinue reading “How To Find And Fix Plot Holes In Your Novel – Writer’s Edit”

Create Compelling Characters With These 3 Types of Character Arcs – Writer’s Edit

We all know that crafting believable characters with strong motivations is vital in fiction writing. But how do you ensure that your characters remain compelling throughout the course of your story? The answer is simple: make sure they all have strong character arcs. Below, we’ll first discuss what exactly a character arc is. Then we’ll take aContinue reading “Create Compelling Characters With These 3 Types of Character Arcs – Writer’s Edit”