This was taken nearly two years ago while traveling through New Mexico. The Bandera Volcano is part of the El Malpais National Park. I had just had surgery on my ankle (broken in 3 places) the previous December--about 6 months before this photo was taken). It was probably the surgery that allowed the lymphatic lumps … Continue reading Cancer Update
Allison, Thank you so much for this post. Writing/displaying emotion is one of my pitfalls. It doesn’t come easy. And I have read and watched the Hunger Games books/movies. Looking forward to future tells. Reblogged from https://theryanlanz.com
This is timeless, great advice for all writers, even those who have been successful for years. Sometimes we get stuck and the characters don’t cooperate, won’t tell us their secrets. Reblogged from https://kmallanblogwordpress.com
If the thought of writing a novel freaks you out, first, know you’re not alone. Second, this seemingly huge task is not as overwhelming as you think it is.
Sure, you have to come up with characters, plot lines, unique ideas, master show, don’t tell, and learn how to use commas properly. And it could take months or even years to write all the words you’ll need to tell the story, but it can be done. How? By writing scene-by-scene.
Breaking your novel into smaller sections of work is Productivity 101 and will allow you to concentrate on just one specific scene and not think about what else you have to do to get your book written. That’s my first tip for a great scene. For the rest, keep reading…
Writing Tips For Great Scenes
Know What Kind Of Scene It Needs To Be
As a general rule:
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I am taking this opportunity to thank my faithful followers who have stuck with me through months of silence and no new posts. Thank you. It means A LOT. You are the ones who keep me going when there seems to be no reason to. To show my gratitude I am offering the first three … Continue reading Gratitude