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The Nuances of Deep POV – Part 3

Deep POV is all about readers experiencing sensory details through a character. Writers know they need sensory details in their books. But here’s what a lot of writers do. They have a scene start off showing a character somewhere, and we get what feels like a laundry list of visuals to show the place he’s

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The Advent Calendar for Writers: Win Big This Christmas

The Countdown to Better Writing Has Begun! Hi ProWriters! Here at ProWritingAid we love searching out the best deals and opportunities for writers from across the web—and today we’ve found a good one. This year, count down to Christmas (and better writing!) with The Advent Calendar for Writers. It works like a normal advent calendar:

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Black Friday Deals for Writers

This Black Friday weekend, you can use the code OUTLINE to grab my Outlining Your Novel Workbook software at a special holiday discount of 25% its normal price of $40. (And scroll down for a list of deals from all around the online writing community.) Start Outlining Your Best Book Today As a reader of

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Getting Clear on What You Have to Offer

To start a business, you need more than passion. Getting paid to create really is about getting clear on what people want. This is Day 3 of a five-day challenge on getting paid to create. You can find the first two lessons here: Lesson 1, Lesson 2. To listen in on this post, please click here: Podcast:

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How Specifics Make Your Stories Universal

By Tiffany Yates- Martin The first time my husband read something I wrote, I eagerly awaited his feedback. “What did you think?” I asked breathlessly. “It was good!” “Say more about that…” I prodded. “I liked it.” “But what did you like about it?” “I don’t know…it was good.” My then-new spouse wasn’t trying to

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How To Proof Listen To An Audiobook

How To Proof Listen To An Audiobook Did you find this useful? Please spread the word 🙂 I use cookies to ensure that I give you the best experience on this website. If you continue to use this site, I will assume that you are happy with this. Thank you. OkRead more

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7 Powerful Lessons From 7 Legendary Writers

Being a legendary writer is no easy feat.  In fact, being even a half-way decent writer is hard. It requires bravery, honesty and gumption. Above all, it requires you to be resilient and immune to criticism—both external and self.  What makes a writer successful? And what can be learned from literary legends past and present? 

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The Nuances of Deep POV – Part 1

Writers hear a lot about point of view and, in particularly, deep POV. What is deep POV? It’s being inside one character’s head, and, in fiction, there are some current “rules” that fiction writers are urged to follow. Rules aside, there is a lot of failure to stick with deep POV, and that’s because many

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