Hooked On Writing: Free Course
In order for your readers to like your book, you need to give them likable characters. Ones that they can identify with and care about. Here are some helpful hints on how to do just that.
A great way to deal with providing your readers with much-needed information without info dumps and endless backstory.
Writing only what you know can be a very limiting dictate, especially when it comes to writing fiction. So much of what seeks to pour out of our brains is outside our experience. Award-winning writer Diana Pho suggests some tools to assist us in writing outside our experience(s) and doing it well.
Discovering and perfecting your own unique writing process is a little bit more than just trial and error. Here are some tried and true steps to help you along your way.
By starting a story in the midst of action, writers can hook readers with a literary technique as old as the Greek epics—in medias res. Paul Buchanan explains how.