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05.04.2014 22:04    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing      Tags: craft plan  brandi reissenweber  writing plan  writing goals  
What separates writers from those who want to be writers?
 
20.07.2013 08:12    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing      Tags: writing craft  golden rule of fiction  randy ingermanson  
About twenty years ago, I was accepted into a small mentoring group led by Sol Stein, a famous novelist, playwright, publisher, and writing teacher.
 
06.03.2013 03:49    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Dialogue      Tags: bonnie way  dialogue  crafting  realistic  
Dialogue is one of the hardest parts of fiction to write, because it needs to sound real while also performing its job within the story.
 
06.03.2013 01:15    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Dialogue      Tags: randy ingermanson  craft  naked dialogue  dialogue  
What's naked dialogue? It's dialogue without any action, description, interior monologue, or interior emotion.
 
11.12.2012 01:39    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Plot  Structure  Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  plot  story  structure  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
PLOT is the sequence of events in a story as the author chooses to arrange them. It is a chain of events, each event the result of some prior events and the cause of some subsequent events.
 
11.12.2012 01:35    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Setting  Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  setting  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
The setting of a novel is the background on which the writer builds the plot and characters. It involves the entire environment: (1) time, (2) place, (3) experience, and (4) mood.
 
11.12.2012 01:29    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Characters  Fiction Elements  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  characters  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
Characterization is the creation of imaginary people (characters) who appear to be real and believable to readers.
 
11.12.2012 01:26    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Point Of View  Fiction Writing  Writing  Fiction Elements  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  point of view  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
The point of view of a novel is the perspective from which the reader is allowed to view the action and the characters.
 
11.12.2012 00:50    Comments: 0    Categories: Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  prose  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
Prose is ordinary written languageā€”the language of fiction. It comes in several forms, among them (1) narrative, (2) description, and (3) dialogue.
 
11.12.2012 00:42    Comments: 0    Categories: Writing Theme  Fiction Writing  Writing  Writing Craft      Tags: h. thomas milhorn  theme  subject  genre  fiction  guide  craft  
A THEME is the understanding that the author seeks to communicate through his work. It is the central and unifying idea about which the story is structured.
 
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