Posts Categorized: writing methods

Should You Write Using First or Third Person POV?

Choosing between first person pov or third person pov can greatly impact your novel, so what shall it be then? I chose this topic for today’s post because I’m currently in a middle of a deep and sweaty debate with myself. I started writing my novel using a third person narrative. I studied screenwriting so it…read more

3 secrets of writing longhand

George R.R. Martin is doing it, also Danielle steel, Quentin Tarantino, Neil Gaiman, Amy Tan and more published authors are doing it longhand. The main reasons for writing longhand are easier to agree with: It’s less “cold” than sitting in front of a computer It removes distractions like emails, social media and cat videos It…read more

3 Good Reasons to Read Your Writing Out Loud – Guest Post

Reading your writing out loud might feel awkward at first, but trust me, it works because stories were born to be told. All about the reasons for Reading Your Writing Out Loud at =>Theprocrastiwriter Blog Many thanks to Shanan of Theprocrastiwriter.com for hosting my guest post on her blog.

Outlining Might Not Be The Only Way To Begin Your Writing Process

We have been creating linear stories in a linear way of thinking. From an idea to a tag line, a short synopsis, an outline, a scene list, a long synopsis or a treatment and to a first draft, Without mentioning story-world descriptions or character pages. I must admit that unlike author Danica Cornell’s blog post…read more

Doing An Inner Research Before Creating Characters

We all want to write good stories that will capture a large audience and survive decades after entering literature’s hall of fame. Most of the task relays upon creating compelling characters. How do we start to write with that kind of pressure and expectation from ourselves?