Tips on giving good feedback on writing

Tips on giving good feedback on writing Giving feedback on writing can be tough, especially when someone personally reaches out to you for criticism and you're not sure how to present it or even if you should.  Here are some tips that might come in handy: 1. Clarify what type of feedback and where the …

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Harnessing the forces of nature to make a badarse story

Harnessing the forces of nature to make a badarse story (Using weather and natural occurrences in your writing) Today I’m going to provide you with tips on how you can utilize weather or other forces of nature in your story. Why? Because through years of reading and writing I gradually I connected the dots on …

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5 MORE Effective Ways to Foreshadow (with plenty of examples)

5 MORE Effective Ways to Foreshadow (with plenty of examples) Foreshadowing, I’d argue is one of the most essential tools in a writer’s tool belt, right next to screwdriver of imagery, the wrench of characterization, and the hammer of pacing. This tool can be very useful or downright essential when it comes to writing fiction, …

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Midpoint Fatigue- Handling a meandering middle in your story

Midpoint Fatigue Handling a meandering middle in your story When I use the term “midpoint fatigue,” I’m referring to when your story starts to drag, meander, or get too dull in the middle act. This is basically when you start to lose the retention of your readers and people start to skim past pages and …

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Care to Pants? 5 things writers can benefit from when pantsing

Care to Pants? 5 things writers can benefit from when pantsing A little while back I made an Avis thoughts post, linked here, detailing my thoughts about the whole plotter, pantsers, and plansters, phenomenon, and as I mentioned in the post I’m more of a plotter than panster. I prefer making a detailed outline before …

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