A well-constructed story has the right blend of facts and narrative. This post turns this concept into a sweet and colorful metaphor.
Being a writer, rather than someone who dreams of being a writer, is a challenge. Insecurity can be the twin of creativity — give yourself permission to just get started.
You have the time to do the things you want to do if you make those things a priority. Make writing a priority and write your book.
Writing snippets are practical, creative exercises that let you work on specific elements of your writing and explore styles outside your comfort zone.
Jewel words are those beautiful words glistening inside a piece of larger text. Along with crux and flavor words, they serve your story and distinguish your writing voice.
Choosing what to let readers know, and when, is key to telling a great story. A good reveal will drive your story forward — the best unknown unknowns will upend your narrative and add more meaning for your reader.