Writing a first chapter is hard. The tips I found online didn’t help me much. I examine them and tell you why they don’t work for me.
What’s next for the new writer Tessa? What is she working on now and what can you expect from the writer in the near future?
What’s in a writer’s toolbox? Not just grammar, sentence structure or story structure. Work on your dialogue or characters arcs and create your unique voice.
Writers have their own reading habits and they sometimes change when they’re actively working on a first draft. Here’s what I do and don’t read.
Tessa conquered the 50.000 word mountain and won NaNoWriMo. She takes the time to evaluate the progress she made and what she learned about her writing process.
Tessa talks about her progress for NaNoWrimo, how she beat the obstacle that kept her from writing and shares the things she’s learned so far.
Tessa shares five tips to well help you during your NaNoWriMo adventure. Writing sprints, rewards, support, planning and picking the right tools.
Here are five tips to help the pantsers in our writing group, the people who write by the seat of their pants. They don’t use outlines, but they start writing. They have a premise and characters in their head and want to tell their story immediately. If you are such a writer or want to
Plotters are the kind of writers who like to work with an outline. Most of them work on their outline extensively before they dive into their first draft. Don’t think you’re not a plotter if your outline is less than a page, but also don’t feel bound by the term ‘plotter’. Use these tips and
Not the blank page, but the second draft is what Tessa fears most. About dealing with criticism and bannishing perfection to finish a manuscript.