Elisabeth shares four reasons that writing short stories will make you a better novelist.
Why you might not want to describe your character to the last detail.
Narrative voice plays a huge part in how the reader perceives and connects with the story. Examples from Libba Bray and Suzanne Collins.
Why your villain’s motivations can make or break your story.
Why writing daily will help you build your writing habit.
3 ways to fight writer’s block
There are some places where pop-culture references really rock (take last Friday’s blog post, for example). When you’re writing a blog post or talking with your friends and looking for a good example to illustrate a point about storytelling, look no further than Hulu or Netflix or (less and less) cable TV. Pop culture references …