Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 How are you all? Today, I thought I'd take a look at how to avoid your book reading as if it has personality disorder. What do I mean by that? Basically, this is what happens if your writing jumps between character Point of View (POV) without any indication. In common … Continue reading Personality Disorder
I once heard a writing instructor say he never reads a prologue. He was of the opinion that anything written in a prologue was unnecessary and a writer should say what they want to say in the first chapter. I’ve heard others say the same thing, but I beg to differ. If a book contains … Continue reading Prologues – Yea or Nay?
At its heart, Scrivener as a writer's development tool and that means it's affective from the very beginning of a writing project. Let's look at how to get started. Without even discussing it, Craig and I happened on the same general topic this week, just from differing places. It's great that we happened on the … Continue reading Outline With Scrivener Without Outlining
Let's start a story. In order to get the most out of this, I'm going to assume you already have an outline, or at least an idea of what you hope to accomplish. I'm also going to assume you've gone to the fictional character draft and picked a character or two with some upside. Finally, … Continue reading Let’s Start a New Story
Hello SErs, Harmony here! Well, it's September already, and I cannot believe where the time has gone. Speaking of time, it has great relevance for our writing, or more specifically, what we might want to use therein. The timing of a work with copyright determines whether our use of it remains within legal limits. Two … Continue reading Keeping it Legal