Writing in the Real World

Life is hard. Writing is hard. Yet somehow, as writers in the real world, we think a career in writing will be magically easy (or glamorously hard). We live in a time where media goes viral and fame can happen overnight. But in this same age, there are writers sitting at their computers wishing for … Continue reading Writing in the Real World

What is Voice?

As writers, there are four things that we hear about more than anything else: CharactersPlotPoint of View (POV)Narrative Most writers tend to be either character-centric or plot-oriented. A plot oriented writer sees the story as a series of events that happen to the characters. Narrative fills in what you need to know and no more, … Continue reading What is Voice?