Tips to master your story’s beginning. Character, setting, voice, action, and the first sentence all work together to draw your reader into your story.
Create believable character flaws for your hero that fit the character and the story. Your readers will connect with a believable character and your story.
A reversal at the midpoint points toward narrowing the focus in the second half of the middle.
How to develop Act 2 in the four-act structure to expand your story and get readers invested in the story.
Three proven ways to kickstart each writing session so you don’t waste time staring at a blank page.
Steps to set up your email system to connect with readers.
Story development on plot and characters enriches reader engagement and helps you write faster.
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Who, what, where, and action are keys to get your reader into the story from the start. Save narrative description and backstory for later. Now is the time to show your reader you tell a good story.
Subtext is any content which is not announced explicitly. Baffle your sleuth and your reader with suspect subtext.