You did it! You finished a draft. Then, another draft. And fifteen revisions later, your piece still feels unfinished or it’s not getting the right reception. You could re-work the manuscript. Again. But here’s why you should move on.
Is your story feeling a little flat? Here’s why it needs more conflict.
One writer’s lament on doubt and the writing process.
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Suspense is the sense of anticipation or worry that the author makes the reader feel. It’s the lack of certainty the author creates, which is often thought to be created by withholding information or limiting the readers’ perspective to reflect the character’s and nothing more. But there are better ways to add tension and suspense to your […]
Shelves and drawers full of half-filled notebooks? Yep. Hundreds of documents of half finished stories? You know it. Easier to start something new than finish an old project? Absolutely – and that’s probably the way it should be.
Writing is hard. Editing is even harder, mostly because we don’t want to do it. Here are some tips to help you efficiently use your time and reach that final draft.