Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique

Originally posted on another site on 5 April 2010. Further to my post the other day entitled Character Development, Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique I am pleased to say that I find this technique excellent. This simple technique allowed me to get into the character’s head so completely, that I now have a thorough … Read moreUsing the Voice Journal Writing Technique

Character Development, Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique

Originally posted on another site on 4 April 2010. Deborah Woehr recently wrote a post on Character Development, Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique. The technique is a simple exercise but I feel it would open the doors for the author to see more than they, at first, could imagine. I haven’t actually tried the … Read moreCharacter Development, Using the Voice Journal Writing Technique

To Plan or Not to Plan

Life has been busy and I haven’t had time to do much of anything lately, especially do the internet rounds and check up on my fellow writers. Today, however, I decided to correct that and have been doing the rounds. The first stop was Benjamin Solah’s website. He’s getting ready to participate in this year’s … Read moreTo Plan or Not to Plan

Difference between Protagonist, Antagonist and Contagonist

During the week, when I normally have little to no internet access, I found myself with a few minutes to spare and someone else’s computer to use. My website was offline (refer to My Domain Name Expired!) and I was feeling rather…cut off from the writing world. I guess this was the reason I typed … Read moreDifference between Protagonist, Antagonist and Contagonist

Using Index Cards

Last night, I finished reading No Plot? No Problem!: A Low-Stress, High-Velocity Guide to Writing a Novel in 30 Days by Chris Baty. (I admit there was a long break between starting the book and finishing it, because I was extremely busy.) There’s a section at the end of the book that gives tips on … Read moreUsing Index Cards

How to Plot Your Novel

I’ve been plotting novels and short stories for some years now, but that doesn’t mean I think I know everything that needs to be known on the subject. Because of this, I continually borrow books from the library, or purchase them if they are being sold at the right price, to ensure I’m not doing … Read moreHow to Plot Your Novel