Week 3

Day 20: Theme

In addition to identifying certain subjects in your work, when you look back over what you have already written, you will notice certain themes…

Day 19: Intrigue

There comes a point in the writing of every novel when you discover what intrigues you, and what doesn’t. By now, you’ll have found…

Day 17: Make a Decision

A plot operates as a series of switchbacks. If the switchbacks are too obvious, the reader can predict what happens next and is less…

Day 15: Make It Complicated

By now, you’ve established conflict and point of view. You know your central question. Your character is in trouble. You’ve written some scenes, and…