Tips on how to start your novel. Plus! Famous examples and discussion about how they work.
Vlog: Writing Secondary and Minor Characters
You might know all about your main character, but a world isn’t a world without other people!
Writers know all about our main character–they’re the focus of our story. Often, the story is told in their voice.
But what about everyone else? Unless you’re writing a person-versus-nature like Hatchet, you’re probably going to have other characters.
You already know about the 3-Act Structure, you’ve experimented with beat sheets, and you’ve tried using script writing techniques to punch up the drama, but you’ve still got sections of your novel that lag.
When you’ve done all you can do on your novel, but you think it could still be better. Or you’re just tired of form letter rejections to your queries: Sometimes, the next step is to hire an editor. But, how do you know if they’re right for you?
Here are 4 steps to finding the right editor.