You’ve knocked out your First Act and you have a killer Inciting Incident. What now? Well, it’s time for your Second Act, and in this act, your protagonist has one job- To Respond. A good First Act will end with a major plot point that will disrupt the protagonist’s life in a significant way. Need
When I started writing fiction I had no idea what I was doing. The stories I produced were what I like to call amoebas. They were amorphous blobs with no structure and very little plot. My stories were basically daydreams that I transcribed onto paper. I soon realized that my writing sucked. What I couldn’t
Recently, I wrote on this blog that when you start your journey as a writer you’ll find that perfect strangers are willing to help you. I was lucky enough to find one of these gracious people myself. Her name is Darlene Foster. Darlene Foster is the award-winning author of the exciting adventure series featuring spunky
Learn five common mistakes to avoid when writing a fictional dialogue. And how to fix clunky, bad dialogue and create conversations that drive your story!