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She lives in Vermont with her family. Visit her website or connect with her on Twitter. Make her flawed and believable. Let her live and breathe and give her the freedom to surprise you and take the story in unexpected directions.
Give that character a compelling problem. At the heart of every story is conflict — whether external or internal, make it a good one, and remember that this problem is going to shape your character, leaving her forever changed.
In my books, I make sure something important to the plot is happening in each scene.
Ah, you say, but you sometimes write stories with ghosts and fairies — how believable is that? It works if you make it believable in the universe of the book. I gave her a history and compelling reason to return. Readers hate cheap tricks. Stick with it the project. Then work twice as hard to revise it.
Do your best to get it out in the world. In the meantime, write another. Trust me, you get better every time. It took me four books, two agents and seven years to get my first novel published.
It was a long tough road, but so, so worth it in the end!
I think the work comes out better when we leave all that behind; when the only thing to be true to is the writing.6. Don’t focus on the end goal excessively as you write. Of all the writing tips from authors, the advice John Steinbeck gave remains some of the best.
In the Fall issue of The Paris Review (excerpted by The Atlantic here), Steinbeck writes: ‘Abandon the idea that you are ever going to finish. Thanks to everyone there who asked questions and gave feedback on it.
(And this is a good place to plug Clarion West, which is an amazing writing program that you should all support and apply to. That's what writing is to me: a way of postponing the day when I won't do it any more, the day when I will sink into a depression so profound it will be indistinguishable from perfect bliss.
Anne Enright. 1 The first 12 years are the worst.
2 The way to write a book is to actually write a book. A pen is useful, typing is also good. I plan to share it all here from the very beginning, from inspiration to publication with a series of posts on everything from writing habits, choosing your setting, developing your characters, plot escapades, editing, editing and more editing, and the arduous road to getting published.
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