Writing Lesson 6 – A Change of Perspective

Choose POV Characters to Make the Most of Conflict in a Story “It was a sunny day. Nothing happened.” Boring, right? Stories are about conflict. Unless your characters have obstacles to face, there’s just not much to tell. It stands to reason, then, that for maximum interest you’ll want to tell your story from the […]

Writing Lesson 4 – Building Beginnings

Start Your Story with a Writing Hook “Where do I begin…?” That’s the opening line of a famous song. It’s also a big question we face every time we sit down to write. It doesn’t matter if it’s a story, play, poem, essay, or a letter to a friend. Whatever the case, beginnings matter, and […]