Sing the Protagonist Blues
Fiction | Craft of Writing

Sing the Protagonist Blues

Every story needs a good hero. The flawed one we love to root for. The one who faces a challenge and comes out stronger on the other end. Even a superhero has a weakness. Maybe he’s misunderstood or misjudged in an ordinary world where he just doesn’t fit. Worse, a malevolent creep lurks nearby with…

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…