External wants and internal needs combine to enrich your character and drive a strong story.
Story development on plot and characters enriches reader engagement and helps you write faster.
An explanation of common narrative points of view and why some work better in the mystery genre.
Overview of Plottr, the customizable planning tool for writers. Plan to write faster.
Who, what, where, and action are keys to get your reader into the story from the start. Save narrative description and backstory for later. Now is the time to show your reader you tell a good story.
Subtext is any content which is not announced explicitly. Baffle your sleuth and your reader with suspect subtext.
Create your own reference library with an organized system to write your novel faster.
The six basic scene components and how they help you create a tight, focused scene for your novel.
Create relatable characters by giving them opinions.
Allowing your reader to imagine character details in the theater of the mind develops connections with your story.