I'm sure I've blogged about POV characters before somewhere on this blog, but hey! This thing's been around for ten years, so who even knows anymore?Anyway, my friend Krystal mentioned in her post this week about POVs in a story. And just last week, I was talking about the Outlander books with my friends and … Continue reading POVs
I came across this video on my Twitter feed this afternoon:http://www.playbill.com/article/who-is-chris-evans-playing-on-broadwayGo ahead and watch. It's not very long. I'll wait. Yes, it's a press launch/ preview video for Lobby Hero, a Kenneth Lonergan play starring Chris Evans, which opens on Broadway in March. Yes, I'm going to see it. Yes, it feeds my interest in Broadway, … Continue reading Word Choices!
It's no secret that I have problems plotting a novel out. I attributed this to being the kind of writer who usually thinks in characters rather than story events.Well, frankly, I'm tired of stalling on my projects/being a slow writer/not getting how to plot/or how to pace out a plot.I mean, it's weird. I recognize … Continue reading Story Beats
So, I'm drafting my new story right now, but instead of using the NaNoWriMo put anything down and don't look back method, I'm trying to write quickly but I am taking time to edit things a little.Such as:Last night, I was writing some of Chapter Two. I'm wrapping that chapter up. And as I typed, … Continue reading Drafting Chapter Two
I don't naturally spring forth with plots.And because I don't naturally spring forth with a plot, there has been a sad lack of antagonists in my stories. I don't know if it's a literary fiction leaning or just that I find antagonists hard to write, but...I don't know that I've ever really written one.Although The … Continue reading Protagonist, Antagonist, Plot