Posts Tagged: getting in

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 76

THE HOOK I used to say that once I’ve found my character, I’ve found my next story. Not true, I now realize. I have to find a “hook”, not a character. Only then can I find my character and my setting and my plot and my theme – all that other heavy stuff. Also, getting… Read more »

How to Conquer Writer’s Block: Tip 65

GETTING IN Often beginning one’s first, rough draft is very difficult. There are so many decisions to be made! First person or third person? What is the setting? What is the conflict? Present tense or past tense? Omniscient narrator? Single or multiple viewpoints? Once I learned to accept this aspect of the rough draft, I… Read more »