Writing Tips: What to do While Waiting For a Reply From A Publisher

So, you've submitted your work to a publisher. Maybe it was a novel, or maybe a short story, but either way you've labored over the work for a period of time that you can't take back. Now all you can do is wait. Waiting is the most unproductive thing a writer of any caliber can… Continue reading Writing Tips: What to do While Waiting For a Reply From A Publisher

Writing Tips: How to Add Details to Your Story

I wanted to thank Gemma Dupont, at https://gemmadupont.wordpress.com/, for inspiring this article. She commented on a prior post saying: "Well, I have been suggested to add more description as I was expressing more of the action. I so agree that is what I should do, but I am also afraid to over do it with the description in… Continue reading Writing Tips: How to Add Details to Your Story

A Different Way to Look at Plot and Character

I've talked about the structure of plot in a previous article, Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots, and so instead of delving further into structure, the intention of this article is to explore the relationship of plot and character and whatever nuance may arise from these two concepts. I've come to this topic as a… Continue reading A Different Way to Look at Plot and Character

Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots

Science and Fiction, 6 Plots

  Over the past few years scientists have been working to reduce story plots into data. On February 4, 2015 The Paris Review released an article called "Man In Hole" with the subtitle of "Can a Novel's Plot Be Reduced to Data Points?" On July 12, 2016 The Atlantic put out an article "The Six… Continue reading Writing Tips: Science and Six Plots

Writing Tip: 3 Steps to Deeper Creativity

*This was pulled from my post on Millionaire Digest* When one pictures creativity the stereotype is often an artist or writer. Though these professions have creativity in common, they aren’t the only ones who can take advantage of this skill (pay special note to skill, rather than talent). People in business, lawyers, mathematicians, scientists, doctors… Continue reading Writing Tip: 3 Steps to Deeper Creativity