Creating a Strong Story With Character Arcs

A lot of work goes into writing a well-developed novel. Planning, plotting, outlining (even pansters need a general story idea). An author must create interesting characters and settings, write scenes that keep the reader interested… The list goes on. Writers need to know proper grammar, spelling, and punctuation. Even when sending to an editor, the … Continue reading Creating a Strong Story With Character Arcs

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Just How Many Words Can You Wordsmith? Follow-up Tips!

Hello SEers and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone has a great holiday! Last week, Staci Troilo shared some fantastic insights for increasing your word-count. There must have been some sort of kismet between us because I was dealing with the same topic as I try to ramp up my word count. Here are some tips … Continue reading Just How Many Words Can You Wordsmith? Follow-up Tips!