The Beginner’s Guide ..

When I first started writing on a semi-regular basis, I wondered why I didn’t seem to be improving any. Eventually, I realized that if I wanted to get better, I […]

Posted September 30, 2012
Writing

How to Develop Stronger Cha..

In contemporary fiction, one of the greatest tendencies of the budding novelist is to develop characters that are flatter than the state of Florida. One-dimensional characters create boredom, prevent your […]

Posted September 28, 2012
characters




The Index Card Method

A little while ago, I introduced you to the Signpost Outline Method for plotting stories. This technique worked for me for a little while, but I’ve never been a fan […]

Posted August 25, 2012
Outlining

The Importance of Reading i..

The following content is taken from an article I wrote for Every College Girl called “How To… Find More Time to Read.” Reading is vital to the budding writer because […]

Posted August 24, 2012
Reading

The Signpost Outline Method

Photo by JMC Photos on Flickr Recently, I’ve been researching different outline methods in an effort to find one that works for me. I don’t use outlines as a general […]

Posted August 24, 2012
Outlining