Don't confine your writing. Be Brave. Try new perspectives, let the characters be revealed from many angles. The plot may move the story along, but it's the characters that keep the reader turning pages.
I have learned much from Shawn Coyne and Steven Pressfield. Learning from these talented men helps me to focus on what's really important, the story.
Editing Tips for First Drafts: how I wrote my draft of "In The Woods" and tips from professional editors on how to self edit to make it a professional draft.
A new year means new chances for us to create the stories we want to write, read, and share. Stories should make the reader feel and a good way to accomplish this is using the five basic senses, and then some. The basic five senses are taste, sight, touch, smell, and hearing. Let's add a…