Your writing means a lot to you and you spend a good deal of time trying to get things to be perfect. However, some portions of your work will be much easier to evaluate than others. How can you tell when it’s time to scrap something that isn’t working? As a writer, you are an… Continue reading Scrapping what isn’t working
You have an idea, and you’d like to turn it into a full-length story. You aren’t quite sure about the details yet, but you’re getting there. When should you begin outlining it? Coming up with new ideas may make your head spin with possibilities. This may make you want to wait to outline your story,… Continue reading When is it time to outline your story?
Your writing time is when you really get things done, and make progress with your pieces. This means that in order for you to be an effective writer, you will need to make the most of this time. To do this, it’s a good idea to have a game plan in place. This means that… Continue reading Getting the most out of your writing time
Many writers find that the process they go through for a fictional piece, especially one of a great length, varies. The types of approaches can be broadly sectioned off into two different categories- those who outline, and those who don’t. While there are many different types of outlining, and many of these people would be… Continue reading Outlining fiction: Is it worth it?