If you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

legit-writing-tips: Don’t introduce them all to us at the same time, even if they’re in the same scene. And take the time to figure out which characters are most important, i.e. “secondary characters” – and which are mostly there for background… Read moreIf you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

If you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

legit-writing-tips: Don’t introduce them all to us at the same time, even if they’re in the same scene. And take the time to figure out which characters are most important, i.e. “secondary characters” – and which are mostly there for background… Read moreIf you’re writing a story with a lot of characters, how do you introduce them all without making it feel like you’re going down a list?

Reading Like a Writer

itstartswithablankpage: kaykrescent: One of the most common pieces of writing advice is to read. Important, but vague. An easy way to analyze novels to become a better writer is to sort what you read into what you don’t like and… Read moreReading Like a Writer

Reading Like a Writer

itstartswithablankpage: kaykrescent: One of the most common pieces of writing advice is to read. Important, but vague. An easy way to analyze novels to become a better writer is to sort what you read into what you don’t like and… Read moreReading Like a Writer

Let’s talk about starting to write

to-write-my-book: A lot of first time writers come up with a great idea for a story but have no clue on how to start writing it. In this post i will try to give a couple of pointers on how… Read moreLet’s talk about starting to write

Let’s talk about starting to write

to-write-my-book: A lot of first time writers come up with a great idea for a story but have no clue on how to start writing it. In this post i will try to give a couple of pointers on how… Read moreLet’s talk about starting to write

Advice: Fixing a Boring Scene

writing-questions-answered: Anonymous asked: so I’m writing a story right? but I can’t get past the first couple of paragraphs because it’s just *so* boring. Like, I have my scene perfectly laid out in my head but as I’m putting it… Read moreAdvice: Fixing a Boring Scene

Advice: Fixing a Boring Scene

writing-questions-answered: Anonymous asked: so I’m writing a story right? but I can’t get past the first couple of paragraphs because it’s just *so* boring. Like, I have my scene perfectly laid out in my head but as I’m putting it… Read moreAdvice: Fixing a Boring Scene

For the anon of this post post/127573075279 – For me, it’s always easier to write out the scenes I see clearly (which is what I’m doing now), write the ending, and then go back to the beginning. Sometimes when I’m stuck on the beginning, it’s because I’m missing key information that’s needed and I find that while writing out other parts. Of course, everyone has different techniques that work for them and finding out what they are can be difficult.

raevenlywrites: writeinspiration: Thank you! 🙂 That’s definitely a good technique for people who don’t like working chronologically! I’m the kind of weirdo who has to do it all in order and then revise later with new information and dialogue. XD… Read moreFor the anon of this post post/127573075279 – For me, it’s always easier to write out the scenes I see clearly (which is what I’m doing now), write the ending, and then go back to the beginning. Sometimes when I’m stuck on the beginning, it’s because I’m missing key information that’s needed and I find that while writing out other parts. Of course, everyone has different techniques that work for them and finding out what they are can be difficult.

For the anon of this post post/127573075279 – For me, it’s always easier to write out the scenes I see clearly (which is what I’m doing now), write the ending, and then go back to the beginning. Sometimes when I’m stuck on the beginning, it’s because I’m missing key information that’s needed and I find that while writing out other parts. Of course, everyone has different techniques that work for them and finding out what they are can be difficult.

raevenlywrites: writeinspiration: Thank you! 🙂 That’s definitely a good technique for people who don’t like working chronologically! I’m the kind of weirdo who has to do it all in order and then revise later with new information and dialogue. XD… Read moreFor the anon of this post post/127573075279 – For me, it’s always easier to write out the scenes I see clearly (which is what I’m doing now), write the ending, and then go back to the beginning. Sometimes when I’m stuck on the beginning, it’s because I’m missing key information that’s needed and I find that while writing out other parts. Of course, everyone has different techniques that work for them and finding out what they are can be difficult.