How to Be a Better Writer: Get into Trouble

How to Be a Better Writer: Get into Trouble—Write Right“Writers are troublemakers.” — Meg Gardiner, author, CreativeMornings (Austin)

Good writers employ solid plot structures and interesting characters. Better writers tweak the models. That is, they get into trouble. They twist fate, upset the predictable plot line, use present tense instead of the standard past, or create empathy for the most dastardly of villains.

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How to Lengthen a Scene

Autumn vineyard - how to lengthen a scene.

Stepping back: yes, lengthening the scene, so awe has a little room to breathe. That courtesy. – Lia Purpura’s “Sugar Eggs: A Reverie”

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