Let's be honest - when you spend hours, days, weeks, even years writing a story, you tend to get personal about it. When someone says, "I don't like it." It is hard not to translate that into, "I don't like you. You're a horrible writer. You're a worthless human being. Why are you trying to … Continue reading “Don’t take it personally.”
The Incredibles 2, the sequel to Pixar's iconic superhero film, offers writers the opportunity to enhance our understanding of effective character development. Here are a few lessons from the movie that you can apply in your fiction. *** Warning! Article contains spoilers of the movie. Source: Lessons from The Incredibles 2: How to Write Super … Continue reading Lessons from The Incredibles 2: How to Write Super Characters
You can read as many articles/books about writing you want. Articles written by amateurs like me, or by professionals like Stephen King, or by the people that write the articles for Writer's Digest. You can devour every webinar, conference, and YouTube tutorial about how to write better, cleaner, and with more punch. But reading about … Continue reading Write. Read. Revise. Read. Repeat.