Bringing Subplots Back to Life

Even though I have spent my whole month doing just that, I’m having trouble articulating the steps I used. I’m going to pull up Scrivener, look at my notes, and try to reverse the process by listing 5 of the strategies that I used. Plan, plan, plan (if you’re a plotster) the subplot’s progress so […]

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Guidelines for Writing Subplots

I’m hammering out the broad shape of two big subplots in my new book. Sadly, I don’t believe that any book will help me with this. Subplots are unique to each story. But some elements are standard for subplots that span the length of most the book. Introduction. Characters may be set up in the […]

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Busy, Busy!

Wow, there’s been so much writing lately. This month I’ve been starting an hour earlier in the morning (around 6:30) and then writing until 7 or 8 when I am home in the evenings. Two days left in the month, still not done tweaking my book. At least the workshop is over. Or maybe I’m […]

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