The Venn Diagram Stage of Writing

by Elisabeth Sharp McKetta I’ve long had good luck dividing writing into distinct stages and forcing them not to mingle: first there is the brainstorm stage (usually takes place on hikes or in the shower, but occasionally in the middle of the night when I wake to feed the baby). […]

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Clothesline your Plot

Clothesline Your Plot

Not every writer is a plotter; I realize that, but I’m also a strong believer that your writing will be more efficient if you have at least some idea where your book is going. So, if the idea of writing out a hundred scene cards or even following the hero’s […]

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