Introduction So you’re writing a story and it’s good. But your early readers are saying, “This story feels really thin” or “I liked the story but I had a hard time getting into it” or “there were parts where I was confused.” There are a few different areas where things might be going wrong, but… Continue reading What Details to Use in Fiction
Are you looking to tighten up your prose and make it more memorable and compelling? Trying to get your readers to the action faster? Why not leave out the boring parts? Why not spend more time writing the boring details? One of the things that trips up writers is the idea that the readers want… Continue reading Writing the Boring Details
Five actually easy steps to be more mindful: breathe, do a crappy job, complain to yourself (instead of complaining to imaginary others), be bored, make a clean place for a new mess.