Adding emotion to stories can be one of the more difficult aspects of writing. Sure, a writer knows what their characters are feeling, but can they make a reader *feel* the characters' emotions?
This book is phenomenal. Not only does it provide pages of different emotional wounds and their elements, but it gives you psychological feel to all of them. I noted a number of wounds that I was already building up in a character I'm writing about, but this book has helped me think more deeply about … Continue reading The Emotional Wound Thesaurus
Here's a list of great online writing courses, some free, to improve your creative writing skills.
Writing a book is hard but that doesn't mean you can't use a little helps from apps.
So how do you edit your book? Each author has their own method of madness, but many would agree that these steps are critical:
Here's a list of 7 books that have influenced my writing in terms of voice and tone, and have taught me how use the setting as a major character, the plot as a dreamy wonderland, and the characters as beautiful creatures that are so flawed, they're perfect.
Descriptions make or break writing.
Becoming a bestseller would be many an author's greatest fantasy. But, is there a formula?
Beta readers are meant to edit your work. They can focus on different things, depending on their skill level and your needs/desires. But one thing's for sure: a good beta reader is worth their weight in gold.
Chapter 48 of the book I am writing.