Tagged: writing

The Editing Cycle #5 – Character Dialogue 3

The Editing Cycle #5 – Character Dialogue

There’s a lot to be said about dialogue. Perhaps a year, or ten from now, a revolutionary author will come along and present us with a book that has no spoken word, no vernacular...

The Editing Cycle #4 – The Domino Effect 2

The Editing Cycle #4 – The Domino Effect

    Don’t be caught unaware by the domino effect! Editing can sometimes be a painful experience and one of the reasons for this is the domino effect. If you’re keeping up, then you...

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I’ll Interrobang You!

 !?!?!? You wouldn’t think people need punctuation in poetry, in fact most people seem to ignore it completely – except for the capitalisation of every line (what’s with that?! [That interrobang is for you...

Publishing Strategies: Crowdfunding 1

Publishing Strategies: Crowdfunding

Crowdfunding models like Kickstarter and Indiegogo are becoming more and more popular for creative projects of all kinds. What’s really interesting, though, is what this is going to do – and already doing –...

The Editing Cycle #3 – Character Growth 4

The Editing Cycle #3 – Character Growth

Whether you’ve finished writing your novel, or have only just begun, one of the most important things to consider is character consistency vs character growth. Every character in your novel goes through a journey...

To Break or Not to Break? 0

To Break or Not to Break?

snap, crackle, pop Writers of all ages and all places are aware of line breaks. Sometimes we’re not aware of what line breaks are doing, exactly, but we definitely know they’re there! Completing a...