A well-constructed story has the right blend of facts and narrative. This post turns this concept into a sweet and colorful metaphor.
Readers love a strong female character. Just remember you can be vulnerable, unreliable, uncertain, or even physically weak and still be a strong character.
You may think your manuscript is ready for publication, but are there holes in your story? A beta reader can help determine if there's still work to do.
Here's the first post in a series that will focus on writing lessons authors can glean from some of the great shows airing in this golden age of TV.
The truth and narrative of your story — also known as fabula and syuzhet — work in tandem to provide a satisfying read.
Tropes — cultural references or recurrent themes imbued with shared meaning — can be a staple of storytelling (and a potential path to cliché).
Focusing on the three-act structure and your nine plot points can help you construct a vibrant and meaningful narrative structure and bring your story to life.