Welcome to Scribbler’s newest series — an interview with our subscription box’s monthly author! Each month, we’ll interview the author of our featured book to help you learn a little more about them and their writing process. This month’s spotlight is on Kayla Cottingham.
If you want to give yourself a leg up, I suggest you add a revision step and edit your manuscript for creative word choices. Kim gathered five examples of how other writers have used creative word choices in various ways in their novels.
Instead of wondering “How should I use social media?” The real questions should be: “How can I continue to create in other ways that bring me joy?” And, “How can I engage with potential readers and share my work with others?”
There’s a lot more to painting a memorable scene than simply constructing a solid foundation. With that in place, learn how to start layering substance on top of that groundwork.
Congratulations to Connie Spyropoulos and Kristine Dulong on their winning submissions to our December 2021 synopsis contest! Kristine has volunteered to share her synopsis with the blog — we hope you enjoy it as much as we did.
The inciting incident in your novel is going to be the event, early in the story, that will interrupt life-as-we-know-it for your protagonist. It will present your character with a choice from which they cannot turn back.
With Jessica’s help, discover the basic foundation you need to lay in order to paint memorable scenes.
Consider the following strategies that can help you go about writing a prologue that will win over readers and agents alike with examples that come from books you should be able to find at your local library.