10 Simple Tips For Writing Clever Plot Twists • Writer’s Edit

Writing plot twists is much harder than it looks. As readers, we’re used to devouring mind-blowing twists and turns, marvelling at the cleverness of the writers who devised them. But as writers behind the scenes, it’s difficult to dream up new and innovative ways of subverting readers’ expectations. If you want to write stories that surpriseContinue reading “10 Simple Tips For Writing Clever Plot Twists • Writer’s Edit”

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

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”

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)”

Release Day for Conduits!

Mara is a Japanese-American girl with a history of personal tragedy. Though she still cuts to quell the pain, she thought she had left the worst behind her. But her boyfriend’s sudden death and a visit to one of the most haunted places in Washington State send her into a spiral of madness that landsContinue reading “Release Day for Conduits!”

7 Common Mistakes Authors Make When Writing a Series • Writer’s Edit

If you’re writing a series rather than a standalone novel, you’re facing a whole range of additional challenges. The idea of writing one book can be intimidating enough, let alone several books that need to come together in a coherent whole! But don’t worry. To help you through the process, we’ve identified seven of the mostContinue reading “7 Common Mistakes Authors Make When Writing a Series • Writer’s Edit”

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”

7 Quick Tips for Mastering Pacing in Your Story • Writer’s Edit

Most writers will be aware that pacing is important, whether in a short story, a novel or across an entire series. But what exactly is pacing? Why is it so important? And how can you make sure you master it in whichever kind of story you’re writing? Pacing in fiction refers to the speed atContinue reading “7 Quick Tips for Mastering Pacing in Your Story • Writer’s Edit”