Seven Things The Movies Forgot About Ron

Book Ron was an interesting, attractive and relatable character, and I feel that the movies really unfairly relegated him to the position of comic relief. The dynamics of the trio had to be simplified into hero + heroine + mascot,… Read moreSeven Things The Movies Forgot About Ron

Seven Things The Movies Forgot About Ron

Book Ron was an interesting, attractive and relatable character, and I feel that the movies really unfairly relegated him to the position of comic relief. The dynamics of the trio had to be simplified into hero + heroine + mascot,… Read moreSeven Things The Movies Forgot About Ron

There are a lot of ways for a novelist to create suspense, but also really only two: one a trick, one an art. The trick is to keep a secret. Or many secrets, even. In Lee Child’s books, Jack Reacher… Read more

There are a lot of ways for a novelist to create suspense, but also really only two: one a trick, one an art. The trick is to keep a secret. Or many secrets, even. In Lee Child’s books, Jack Reacher… Read more

I think most of us know this feeling. 😉

I think most of us know this feeling. 😉

How do I write scary scenes in fiction that is for children but it’s the kind that adults will enjoy too- like Harry Potter- and have it not be too terrifying for younger kids but still have adults and teens take me seriously, because my WIP is written for both to enjoy

legit-writing-tips: Leave a lot of it up to the imagination. That’s a pretty good rule of thumb for scary scenes in any story, because what you can imagine is often a lot more terrifying than words on a page. Apart… Read moreHow do I write scary scenes in fiction that is for children but it’s the kind that adults will enjoy too- like Harry Potter- and have it not be too terrifying for younger kids but still have adults and teens take me seriously, because my WIP is written for both to enjoy

How do I write scary scenes in fiction that is for children but it’s the kind that adults will enjoy too- like Harry Potter- and have it not be too terrifying for younger kids but still have adults and teens take me seriously, because my WIP is written for both to enjoy

legit-writing-tips: Leave a lot of it up to the imagination. That’s a pretty good rule of thumb for scary scenes in any story, because what you can imagine is often a lot more terrifying than words on a page. Apart… Read moreHow do I write scary scenes in fiction that is for children but it’s the kind that adults will enjoy too- like Harry Potter- and have it not be too terrifying for younger kids but still have adults and teens take me seriously, because my WIP is written for both to enjoy

animatedamerican: maedhrys: Ravenclaws that go through existential crises every other week because of things they’re reading though like “WHAT DO YOU MEAN WE HAVE POTIONS HOMEWORK? I’M TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHETHER OTHER MEANS OF TORTURE ARE ACTUALLY MORE ETHICAL… Read more

animatedamerican: maedhrys: Ravenclaws that go through existential crises every other week because of things they’re reading though like “WHAT DO YOU MEAN WE HAVE POTIONS HOMEWORK? I’M TRYING TO FIGURE OUT WHETHER OTHER MEANS OF TORTURE ARE ACTUALLY MORE ETHICAL… Read more

alibraryismyparadise: typicalfae: youngermorebeautifulqueen: ravenclaws who skip their first period because they stayed up all night reading.  ravenclaws who don’t pay attention in class because they’re doodling.  ravenclaws who wind up in detention because they don’t do their homework because it… Read more

alibraryismyparadise: typicalfae: youngermorebeautifulqueen: ravenclaws who skip their first period because they stayed up all night reading.  ravenclaws who don’t pay attention in class because they’re doodling.  ravenclaws who wind up in detention because they don’t do their homework because it… Read more

circevory-deactivated20170728: Ravenclaw Tower Beautiful~ I would love to write here. :3

circevory-deactivated20170728: Ravenclaw Tower Beautiful~ I would love to write here. :3

This is the Hogwarts Express; reblog to get on it.

lilyrosecrisstheklainer: draco-do-you-mind-if-i-slytherin: riddlemetom: Never rebloged faster I’m having “Harry Potter” withdrawal–I needed this! Hop aboard, everyone! Write a story about the sights you see and what you feel as you head off into the English countryside.

This is the Hogwarts Express; reblog to get on it.

lilyrosecrisstheklainer: draco-do-you-mind-if-i-slytherin: riddlemetom: Never rebloged faster I’m having “Harry Potter” withdrawal–I needed this! Hop aboard, everyone! Write a story about the sights you see and what you feel as you head off into the English countryside.

Plot Twists

(Can I please trust you not to take my photos?) Plot twist or deus ex machina? Plot twists can be useful for you and fun for the reader. Using the “God Machine,” or a deus ex machina, often leaves a… Read morePlot Twists

Plot Twists

(Can I please trust you not to take my photos?) Plot twist or deus ex machina? Plot twists can be useful for you and fun for the reader. Using the “God Machine,” or a deus ex machina, often leaves a… Read morePlot Twists