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You’ve Written “The End”… Now What?

You’ve Written “The End”… Now What?

I finished the first draft of my novel this week… but what happens next? Jump right in to edit? Or… TRANSCRIPT: Hello, folks, I typed these beautiful words earlier this week… (The End) Of course, this is nothing like the end. This is a raggedy mess...
How To Write Satisfying Endings

How To Write Satisfying Endings

How can you write a really satisfying ending to your story? TRANSCRIPT: Hello, folks. I’m getting to the final few chapters of this first draft, and that’s when I tend to find that my daily word count starts to drastically go down. Why? Well, up to now,...
Six Tips for Writing Action

Six Tips for Writing Action

Here are six tips for writing engaging action and fight sequences… TRANSCRIPT: Hello, folks, as I get closer to the end of this draft and I start ramping up the tension and the stakes and the action and, well, I’m about to embark on a big old action...
Five Tips for Writing Exposition

Five Tips for Writing Exposition

Here are five tips for writing exposition without getting bogged down in, well, exposition… TRANSCRIPT: Hello, folks, let’s talk about exposition. I’ve got to the bit in my book where my protagonist figures out what the villain is up to and there’s a ticking clock and...
Writing Villains. How to create the Best Baddies.

Writing Villains. How to create the Best Baddies.

How can you write more effective bad guys? Give them a bigger sword? A more evil cackle? Or could the key to unlocking great villains be in your hero? Shock twist! TRANSCRIPT: Hello, folks, I’ve got to the point in the draft of this book when my traitor is about to be...