One of my favorite steps in the writing, editing, and revising process is spreadsheeting my story. Spreadsheeting a novel is when a writer or editor takes a story and breaks it out into a spreadsheet summarizing the story on the scene level.
All about what I've been working on over the past month, including my recent sales to the Washington Post, The Magazine of Fantasy and Science Fiction, and so much more.
My process of writing a book in a week and a bit about the horror novella.
Outlining processes for the beginner, intermediate, or advanced writer.
Learn how to write engaging dialogue that also shows character development without losing the spark of the story.
The question and subject of this article is how do we use these gripping moments to deliver information, story progress, and motivation while not sapping all of the energy from the argument.
Tips and tricks for writing dialogue as a beginner.
These are starter points for plotting out a story, but in no way are they rules. Most stories will however fall into these because these elements were taken from various forms of story whether in games, movies, short fiction, long fiction, etc.
I’m going to simplify scenes by breaking them down into what I’ve noticed are elements of professionally published scenes across the board.
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