Monday's Motivation

Streamline: Basic Edits You Can Make to Improve Your Writing (Part 3)

Well, we’ve made it! This is our final week in the series “Streamline”. We’ve covered the basics from words to avoid to dialogue tips. Today, we’re focusing on a new topic—which is backstory. Backstory is essentially the history or background of a character. It’s a piece any great writer should consider. For characters to present… Continue reading Streamline: Basic Edits You Can Make to Improve Your Writing (Part 3)

Monday's Motivation

Sensing the Right Setting (Part 2)

Last week, we discussed characters, atmosphere, and plot. These should drive the setting of your novel.But there’s perhaps one other more important factor to consider when choosing a setting–that is, you must consider your own preferences. Your characters have to live wherever you place them, but you have the opportunity to choose an ideal world.… Continue reading Sensing the Right Setting (Part 2)