One way to create a memorable story is to take a minute to let your characters breathe. Build a scene where you exit the narrative structure and allow your readers to bond with the characters.
Whether you're an old hand or a newbie who is serious about learning to write, the advice is the same: dig in and get that first book out of you.
There’s a powerful engine in your book, it’s just a bit hard to find. It’s in every word, it drives plot and characters and everything else.
In dramatic writing, internal conflict is basically the darkest aspects of a character married to that individual’s greatest fears.
When you add detail to your writing, you are painting with words, and you can use all the colors! Sensory language is the key.