This week, PJ Parrish weighs in on the proper use of metaphors while editor Beth Hill delves into the differences between showing and telling. At Writer Unboxed, Kathryn Craft discusses enhancing dialogue through misdirection and modulation, David Corbett provides two methods of motivating your protagonist, and Lynne Griffin advises us to knot up our stories with conflict and tension.
Jonathan Vars offers tips on creating time-bomb plots and effective use of settings, and Kate Coe reviews the etiquette of editing another writer’s work.
All that and little more… Enjoy!
Do You Dare to Eat a Peach? Finding the Perfect Metaphor by PJ Parrish
Bring Your Dialogue to Life by Kathryn Craft
Motivating the Reluctant Protagonist by David Corbett
Dying to Know, Afraid to Find Out: Building Tension in Fiction by Lynne Griffin
Building an Author Website: The First Step to Publishing by Joe Bunting
12 Tips to Get Unstuck and Finish Writing Your Book by Lorna Faith
Showing and Telling Particulars by Beth Hill
Editing Someone Else’s Work by Kate Coe