By far the most common entry-level mistake in the writing game, the thing that can get a perfectly good story rejected by an editor on the first page, is overwriting.
This month I thought I would publish the slides from a presentation I gave this week at my writing course.I wanted to delve deeply into the idea of plot and structure .
Author and editor Jessica Strawser offers guidance on how to write through illness, grief, and other major life events.
Author and writing expert Barbara Baig discusses the lessons about deliberate practice that writers might take away from Anders Ericsson’s book Peak: Secrets from the New Science of Expertise.
Award-winning author Jane K. Cleland explains how to implement the slow reveal to add suspense to your writing.