Taking Point of View Deeper
Fiction | Craft of Writing

Taking Point of View Deeper

Most of the new authors I work with struggle with writing from deep point of view. Mastering POV is essential for fiction writers. It puts your readers in the head of the character and enables them to become emotionally connected to your story. As a novelist, you’re not aiming for your readers to hear a…

10 Steps to Punchier Dialog
Craft of Writing

10 Steps to Punchier Dialog

I’ve heard publishing professionals say that when they want to know if a prospective fiction client can write, they flip through the manuscript in search of the first section of dialog to see if the author has mastered the art. Dialog is that important. So today I’m going to give you my top ten tips…