The Importance of Genre & Target Audience

Today and I wanted to discuss the importance of knowing what genre you’re going to write in and what target audience you want to write for.  A crucial mistake beginning writers make is not knowing what specific genre they’re going to write in, and an even bigger mistake is not knowing who their audience is…

What’s in a Name?

For some people, the biggest struggle—aside from titling a story and actually writing the
story—is naming their characters.  Admittedly, this is a difficult process, because it’s never the same…

On Characters

Here are the topics we’ll be discussing in today’s post: Character Development, Keeping Character Voices Distinct, How to Manage Multiple/Differing Point of Views.

My Pre-Writing Process

When coming up with the topics for this blog event, I was asked to share about my outlining methods.  It’s a wonderful topic, but I’ll admit that at first I felt pretty confused.  How would I go about discussing my outlining methods?  Did I even have methods?  And the more I thought about what goes into my outlining process, the more I realized that my outlining methods encompass more than just the outline for my story…