Tag Archives: editing

13
Feb
14

Get under the surface of your characters’ feelings with actions

Here's a quick editing tip in time for Valentine's Day – show actions to emphasise feelings.

Here’s a quick editing tip in time for Valentine’s Day – show actions to emphasise feelings.

12
Feb
14

Give your scene outlines drive and depth with conjunctions

Here's one for people who like to outline their stories. Do you find that as you fill in the details of your scene outlines, it's hard to tell if they're pulling their weight and pushing the story along? Or do the scenes feel shallow? Here's a simple idea for how you can sketch out scenes in a way that emphasises both drive and depth.

Here’s one for people who like to outline their stories. Do you find that as you fill in the details of your scene outlines, it’s hard to tell if they’re pulling their weight and pushing the story along? Or do the scenes feel shallow? Here’s a simple idea for how you can sketch out scenes in a way that emphasises both drive and depth.

01
Feb
14

The big picture

Don't know which darlings to kill? It's all a case of looking at your writing from a different perspective...

Don’t know which darlings to kill? It’s all a case of looking at your writing from a different perspective…