The first chapter of your mystery is your reader’s first impression. You don’t get a second chance. Learn the five first-chapter elements to hook your reader into reading the rest of your mystery.
Tips to get your reader into the story and keep turning pages.
Techniques to make novel scenes unpredictable with omission and surprise.
What to do when a character starts taking over your story.
Planning makes writing go faster. But sometimes it feels as though you’re trying to squeeze your story into a plot structure. You are overthinking your story.
Three proven ways to kickstart each writing session so you don’t waste time staring at a blank page.
Give your current manuscript a head start in the book world by working on your author platform as you write.
Create your own reference library with an organized system to write your novel faster.
Deepen your novel, use multiple plotlines. How to develop subplots for your story.
The six basic scene components and how they help you create a tight, focused scene for your novel.