The Ten Commandments of Beginnings PART ONE!
Ten Commandments of Beginnings, Part Deux
The First Plot Point aka the Doorway of DOOM!
Inciting What? such classy stuff there
Before continuing, she detours us to She Said, He Said at Kiersten Writes
The Ten Commandments of Dialogue - Part One
Ten Commandments of Dialogue - Part Two
So, you've written the beginning of a novel - good for you! Now what?
Tips for Sludging through the Middle
Quick and Dirty tip on Characters
Ten Commandments of Creating Effective Scenes Part One & Ten Commandments of Creating Effective Scenes...part two! the names says it all
What I'm Doing Right Now all about the plotting
What Kind of Writer Are You, Anyways? Marewolf goes into writing styles
Transitions (not to be confused with transvestites...) getting the story to move along
Writers Block: Or How I learned to Stop Whining and Embrace the Pain there was no way I could avoid the post titles - awesome stuff
Delayed Gratification and Making It Work For You good stuff about keeping the reader's hooked to the end - mostly about romance but it will get the point across to any genre
Raising the Stakes (not the pointy kind...) the 'why do our characters do what they do'
Ten Commandments of Creating Characters Who Don't Totally Suck (my fav is #4 with the puppy comment)
The Downward Spiral and the Second Plot Point
And in the End... we are almost there!!!
The 8 Stages of Drafting total lmao stages of when the first draft is done.