Dialogue is simple. Good dialogue is hard. Continue reading ““Dialogue – The Basics” by N. R. Tucker”
As you write a villain, don’t slap a villain label on the character and move on. Why is your bad guy, we’ll call him BG, a villain? Continue reading ““So You’ve Named Your Villain, Now What?” by N. R. Tucker”
Notes on recording family history.
Once you have the first draft of your novel and you’re pleased with the plot, it’s time to prepare it for others. Review Writing the First Draft of a Novel if you’re having problems finishing your first draft.
Now is the time to clean your creation up and prepare to share it with the world. Continue reading ““So You’ve Finished Your First Draft… Now What?” by N. R. Tucker “
Suggestions from Someone Who’s Been There
Your goal is simple. A completed first draft of your story. The problem is some people spend more time worrying about writing than they spend writing. Let’s review some common worries and see how bad things really are.