Make your writing pleasing, memorable, unique and rhythmic so that the reader really feels the impact of the journey they have been through.
Backstory works in order to write a seamless story that captures a readers’ attention. What happened before colors everything that happens now.
How you move through scenes and chapters is part of the art of writing. It dictates the flow, or pace, of your work. Have you mastered the art of the scene?
Every writer needs to master the art of dialogue. If a writer gets it wrong, they risk losing their reader right from the start.
Are you getting the story out of your head and onto the page in your opening chapter? Here’s how to recognize and shake off the burden of knowledge.
In order to write a great first chapter for a book, you have to start in the right place. There are two main ways writers tend to get this wrong.
It pays to write a great opening line that hooks your reader and yanks them into your story. A great first line serves as a promise and an invitation we can’t refuse.