Tag Archives: pacing

Your Plot Moves Too Slowly ~ 5 Tips To Help Improve Your Story’s Pacing

Writers In The Storm welcomes back Kara Lennox, a.k.a. Karen Leabo for some more plot-fixing magic. Look for Kara’s writing tips the first Friday of every month.  This is the sixth in an ongoing series of Plot Fixer blogs by double RITA finalist Kara … Continue reading

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When to TELL the Story

By Monthly Contributor, Shannon Donnelly We’ve all heard “show, don’t tell” and there is value in that advice. If all you do is tell a story, how does the reader participate with his or her imagination? However, a book is … Continue reading

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There Is More To Writing Action Than Meets The Fist: Part 2

by Tiffany Lawson Inman I picked up Harlan Coben’s CAUGHT with the express knowledge that I would find a high intensity/high emotion scene to showcase for another Dramatic Dissection. Why did I think that?  Because of his prologue.  The beginning … Continue reading

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