What’s great about secondary characters is that they not only round out a story, they do double duty for the main story character.
Category: Fiction Writing Advice
The cover should match the readers taste and genre.
She carefully un-holstered a standard issue Glock 22, her heart now the only thing audible. The gun’s rubber grip collected sweat from the palm of her hands.
Don’t misunderstand me: I do think an author should write fast, especially a commercial or indie author.
In few words, flash fiction expects a story to reach a conclusion even if it’s an impasse.
I’m focusing a lot more on narration instead of plot. A book’s narrator is more intimate than a movie or television camera eye.
Pay attention to the mood of the narrator, observe what he or she sees, feel a kind of tone that is being used. Is this story prompt hinting at a problem to be later solved?
She knew that Todd only understood sex, but he did it so well. But he had never made it past the naked and passionate phase.
This week I talk about appreciating the people who help support you.
Being consistent with your workflow and your output is incredibly (and deceptively) important!