Reading. Its dumb-important to anyone wishing to become a writer, a decent college essayist, or a fancy little emailer of things—set on trying to impress their friends with juicy words like kibosh, shtick, or todays dictionary.com word of the day: cozen. But, whats the best way to make the most out of those reading sessions, … Continue reading Writing tip: How To Read Like A Writer.
Arguments. Debates. The lovely back and forth between two or more characters to broaden and intensify the point you are trying to make--this approach is very readable--and will allow you, hopefully, with a little practice, to hold readers attention page after page after page, till the book is over and done. Basically it is this. … Continue reading Writing Tip: Argumentative Narrative Structure.
To me this is the largest and most beloved form of writing I like to partake in. Because plot does have many sizes. But first, it would be best to take a look a just what the purest and most needed ingredients to plot are. Note, just like in baking, where mostly the same ingredients … Continue reading Writing Tip: Plot and its many sizes. Problem solving and its simple functions.
Coming up with a first opening line to anything, a first date, or, a first interview, or, a first hello to an old friend you haven't seen in decades, or, that first pretty line of your first wondrous novel that will set you off into the world of publication and success. Its shakily frightening. A … Continue reading Writing Tip: First Sentence. First Post. How great books begin.