Write Numbers Right in Fiction

Write Numbers Right in Fiction

image by geralt Zoe’s book, Tailor Your Fiction Manuscript in 30 Days, is a fresh and innovative refocusing of your novel or novella. Through a few simple—and fun—steps, Zoe helps writers take their not-ready-for-publication and/or rejected manuscripts to a...
Wounded Heroines as Strong Female Characters

Wounded Heroines as Strong Female Characters

I’ve heard readers dislike weak female characters. Recently, I published, “Show Your Character’s Wounds?” Together, these ideas may confuse writers. They may ask: Can wounded heroines be strong female characters? Strong Female Character First, I’ve compiled a...
Diction: Choosing the Right Word for Your Character

Diction: Choosing the Right Word for Your Character

What Diction Is Diction for fiction is the style of writing determined by a writer’s word choices. Words should suit the story’s environment, be appropriate to the writer’s audience, and have meanings understood by readers. Why Diction Is Important The wrong word can...
9 Techniques to Foreshadow a Truth or Event

9 Techniques to Foreshadow a Truth or Event

Well done foreshadowing won’t ruin the surprise. The device adds suspense and tension to the story, building anticipation for the reader. Foreshadowing can help readers understand what happens later. Everything finally makes sense. Thus, it can facilitate the...