In today’s Port of Call, you’ll discover how to effectively banish your inner critic, explore setting as part of your story, and learn to make the most of 140 characters.
Here is a comprehensive article on how to effectively banish your inner critic.
Do you read and write outside your primary genre? You might want to give it a whirl.
Three simple rewriting tips to unload unnecessary words.
“Setting is not so much about the objective reality (what happens to be in a room) as it is about subjective need (what the character is experiencing).” Here is an exploration of setting as part of story.
Understanding character wounds: “Because wounds influence a protagonist’s behavior so deeply (to the point he will do almost anything to avoid feeling such pain again), it’s important to have a good grasp on what emotional trauma from his past is now shaping his present.”
Twitter tutorial: How to make the most of 140 characters.