Savvy Authors Blog: What is Character Agency?

As time goes on and the genre of novels matures and evolves, so too does reader expectation. For example, if you look at J. R. R. Tolkien’s LORD OF THE RINGS trilogy, you will probably note that the action sequences and battles scenes are often paragraphs or pages long. In books such as SIX OF … Continue reading Savvy Authors Blog: What is Character Agency?

iWriterly Video: Types of Character Arcs

Learn a few examples of different types of character arcs in this iWriterly AuthorTube video with Meg LaTorre. One of the biggest draws to stories—of any medium—are characters. So many of us want to follow the journeys of individual characters whose personalities or situations we find compelling. The biggest disappointment I often have at the … Continue reading iWriterly Video: Types of Character Arcs

iWriterly Video: 16 Ways to Write More Words

Are you looking to write more words in each writing session? Learn 16 ways to increase your writerly output in this iWriterly video.   https://youtu.be/8Qccj76lWvY   This video is based on Meg's guest blog, How to Write More Words, aka, Winning at NaNo, in Writers Helping Writers.

iWriterly Video: NaNoWriMo Writing Tips & Sprints with the RevPit Editors: Part 1

Join Meg LaTorre and a group of the RevPit editors for NaNoWriMo writing tips and sprints. This special event is part of RevPit's NaNoWriMo-themed contest. However, all are welcome to participate in the writing sprints (not simply those taking part in the RevPit contest). This event will be broken into two parts: Writing/editing tips Writing … Continue reading iWriterly Video: NaNoWriMo Writing Tips & Sprints with the RevPit Editors: Part 1

Writers Helping Writers Blog: How to Write More Words

With so many stories bouncing around in a writer’s mind, it likely comes as no surprise that most writers seek to write more—or to be more efficient in the time they have to write. In the month of November, known as National Novel Writing Month (NaNoWriMo) to the writing community, thousands of writers endeavor to … Continue reading Writers Helping Writers Blog: How to Write More Words