Choosing to use repetition to drive home your theme requires you to choose the how and the when with more craftiness than bluntness. Be wise in these choices and get it just right.
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.
Themes can be both elusive and problematic. Here are FOUR ways to choose a better theme for your book courtesy of Marvel.
For those of you people of faith that write speculative fiction, here is a guide to the reasons for war brought to us by Travis Perry. This is part one of a series.
When explaining what you mean is really overexplaining. Just don’t do it. Be clearer in your subtext.
Many of us struggle with theme in our writing, but none of us can deny that theme is a powerful element. Some would even say it is the most powerful part. No matter how you feel about it, it can be used to propel your writing into a powerful platform. Here is Barri Evans via Writer’s Digest to discuss how.