I have been given a lot of advice. And while a great deal of it has been good (and, naturally, a great deal has been truly terrible as well,) nothing has yet come to claim the crown as these simple words from my grandfather.
I may have a little insight into how to reconstruct your book while you are standing in it. Here are a few tips and tricks to starting over from the inside out.
To be a writer, you have to be a reader, but sometimes it’s a weird wire to walk--to be professional and totally chill and cool even though your eyes are popping out of your head. I’ve been on one side of this a lot. For years. And happily.
What do I do when I’m not writing? The things that will inspire me. The things that make me happy.
I always feel the need to explain myself, as if I have to justify that I’ve just called myself a writer, even though that’s exactly what I am.
The goal, ultimately, is to make your reader feel as though they are no longer reading, but rather, fully immersed in the story. There are several ways to go about doing this. Here are just a few.
This post contains SPOILERS for Marvel’s END GAME and other films in the MCU. Not big ones, but ya know. The ensemble Avengers film, The Avengers, aired about seven years ago to the day, in May of 2012, and we were happy to get one female character of the six leads.