Writer Challenge (Week 1)
I created this writing prompt, “Portal”, for the late middle of a book. Flashbacks are portals to the past. They can be an effective way to show contrasts between the way things were and the way things are. But the time change inherent in all flashbacks can jolt the reader’s sense of continuity. For that […]
By learning the components of your own work’s GPS, you will be able to generate scenes faster, and more efficiently.
A writing prompt for the early middle of a book when the character feels like an emotional beach ball trapped on the ocean waves.
A writing prompt that uses an accidental antagonist.
…But structure, when used simply as a shortcut can become a lock on our creativity…
Writing preferences vary and overlap greatly within the writing community. A ten question survey seemed a fun & brief way to help writers articulate their preferences and then see how they are different yet similar to other writers.
And here are the results!