Is This Website Right For YouIf you joined us here at Writing A Great Book, then you want to become a writer. 20 years ago my husband, John began writing a science fiction series, called The Light Masters. You need to understand, John is a pants-er (he simply sits down and writes). On the other hand, I Read More »
Discovering the tricks of pacing can transform your writing. Do you want to be an average writer or an outstanding author? Great pacing is often the difference between a best-selling novel and a mediocre one. Contents: Tricks to pace action scenes A Trick for super quick pace How to pace verbal conflict Writing a slower Read More »
Have you ever thought about using your setting to show your characters? As writers, we often find ourselves describing and labeling our characters. In other words, “telling” our readers about our characters instead of showing. I know we’ve done this. There is so much to learn about creative writing. It can feel overwhelming. But showing Read More »
A Storyboard Will Spark Your Creativity. What is a storyboard? Let me ask you; do you have little bubbles of stories popping into your mind. If you don’t write them down quickly, they will vanish. You need a place to capture those magic moments. That’s where a storyboard comes in handy. Have you ever woke Read More »
Are you looking for Free writer’s websites? Do you want to be a more powerful writer? Check out these FREE websites to energize your writing. Table of Contents: Beware of scams Do your research Get your dialogue right Improve your skills Help to Write your novel Read More »
Self-Editing Fiction Should be Fun I know you are probably wondering; how I can say self-editing is fun? Think about it, you are writing because you are creative. Self-editing fiction should be as creative as original writing. I don’t know how many times John and I have edited our books. We have spent more time Read More »
) How to fulfill your dream of becoming a famous author. Are you struggling to write your novel? As writers, we all want to unlock the secret of writing a best-selling novel and becoming a famous author. To be honest this post only covers the basics. But we all know, we must start with the Read More »
Are you confused by Prepositions? Prepositions can be mystifying. This article will solve the mystery.
Every Writer Can Make Magic With Words Like a magician we must learn our craft. Creative writing is like dealing in magic. We create something from nothing with the flick of our wrist and nimble fingers. Our greatest achievement is to create moments that take our audience’s breath away.
Yes, there really are 50 words writers use all the time instead of said. Words that should never be used to replace said. This common mistake by new writers, need not be a mistake you make. Find out what these words are and why you should never use them. Writing effective, compelling dialog is Read More »