Settings, characters, and plots form the foundation of almost all writing. Individually, however, they take on a life of their own and unfortunately contribute to many debates within the literary community.
With the political future already primed to becoming more feminine, their shelves should be stocked with books penned by female writers and new genres ready to greet them!
…everyone and his dog is becoming a published author. That’s good. And that’s also bad because 99% of those authors have not bothered to learn the craft of writing…
There are many building blocks in writing, but the most basic is the scene. Each scene must have a purpose and help move the story forward.
While many often view planning as a stifling construct that inhibits creativity, a well-planned project frees space for creativity, enables increased levels of collaboration toward a shared vision, and removes unproductive anxiety.
Many novice writers have this idea that they will come to writing and the words will pour forth in perfect order. In fact, this is rarely true.