Motivation & Writer's Block

  1. Your First Draft

    New writers have a lot of questions about how to develop their skills as a writer. Many of them, however, have not finished their first draft. Developing your skills is really a task for second draft and beyond. First draft is all about getting something on the page. FIRST DRAFT REQUIREMENTS: Stale Characters Confusing Plot with lots of holes Stilted dialogue Minimal thematic material Infodumps, especially in the first few chapters. A lot of telling instead of showing...
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