Helpful Tips

Tip of the Day: Sit down and have a cup of coffee with your characters…

If your character has run away with your plot and you really don’t want that to happen, but you can’t figure out how to bring it back, perhaps you need to sit down and have a cup of coffee with your characters and ask they why they don’t like the plot you had planned. You think I’m crazy? I’m not. You may be the writer, but your characters are the ones that need to live in the world that you’ve created. If they are refusing to do what you wanted them to do, there will be a reason. Before you can get your plot back on track, you need to work out what that reason might be.

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