Writing Well Story Clinic – Turning Points: Clinic 3. This week, Carrie takes a look at identifying and improving the first minor turning point for a finished manuscript.
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Writing Well Story Clinic – Turning Points, Week 2. Learn how looking at the major turning points in your completed manuscript can help you fix problems in your first draft or improve your second draft.
Writing Well Story Clinic – Turning Points: Clinic 1. This week, Carrie walks through the process she uses to find the turning points for a novel that is still in the planning stages.
One of the potentially most fun and most revealing ways to get to your characters can also the most difficult. What is it? Letting your characters keep a personal journal.
Learn how to create the strongest, most compelling turning points for your novel in progress or how to strengthen the turning points if your novel is already finished. Join Carrie in May for a 4-part series on developing or strengthening turning points.
The third lesson in an ongoing series of lessons learned about writing and the writing life, taught by Thomas T. Cat. Know when to quit.
How can you know whether you should work exclusively on your nearly finished novel or take a break for something else?
Two easy writing challenges that can help you write more; even when you don’t feel like writing.
What does walking a cat (yes, on a leash) have to do with the writing life? You might be surprised! Lesson 2 in this ongoing series: Things don’t always turn out the way you expect.
Our cat, Thomas, enjoys the out-of-doors. We live on a heavily traveled main street, so we don’t let Thomas outside on his own for his own safety. Fortunately, he was leash trained as a kitten and has since become as adept at asking for – nee, demanding – outdoor walks …