Articles tagged as Fiction
The Self-indulgent Writier
Posted on March 18, 2023 by Franklyn Helfinstine
A writer can't ever be self indulgent whether writing fiction, non-fiction, or poetry.If one writes and then please one's self, the probability of publication becomes remote.Editors and agents can be aware of this author quickly and dismiss such writing with a short rejection slip.Although self-gratification is definitely part of one's writing, it will not function as most crucial motive for writing...
Important Points of Fiction
Posted on February 3, 2023 by Franklyn Helfinstine
Fiction manuscripts receive feedback that addresses and scores:The theme of the bookCharacter development and depthPlot and story line resolutionPace and setting of the storyThe effective usage of dialogThe appropriateness of the tense and point of viewHow compelling the book will undoubtedly be in the marketplaceSpelling, grammar, punctuation and many more!The theme or premise of a novel is essential since it sets the stage for the characters, the setting, the plot, the conflict, and the climax...
Self-examination vs Self-indulgence
Posted on June 10, 2022 by Franklyn Helfinstine
Self-examination is brutally honest.Self-indulgence is brutally maudlin.Writing requires the writer to be harshly candid about motive, intent, and goal, which, needless to say, mean self-examination.However, too little sincerity becomes self-indulgence, that is self-pitying.Writers got to know why they're writing, their motive.Could it be for the money, acclaim, or self-satisfaction? Could it be to see, entertain, or convince the reader? Could it be to satisfy a need to titillate, deceive, or subvert the reader? The writer should be sincere when she or he considers the desire...
The Blank Mind
Posted on July 15, 2021 by Franklyn Helfinstine
Many writers stare at the blank page or clean screen and await inspiration with a sense of hopelessness.That white page or screen is definitely challenging to fill, also it probably will continually be for some writers.Writing is fatiguing work since it is the way to obtain great stress, great concentration, great thought, and an excellent expenditure of energy--mental, emotional, and physical.Writing is stressful since it requires the writer to keep yourself updated that others will read what one writes and therefore pass judgment onto it...
The Daily Rite
Posted on May 28, 2021 by Franklyn Helfinstine
If you intend to be considered a writer, you then must write - you need to write something each day.If possible, have a recognised time and energy to write each day.Budget your time and effort to create that period available even though it is just a few minutes.You will end up surprised just how much it is possible to write in a brief period of time.This writing must have a dual purpose: first, to boost your writing skills, and, second, to record your opinions...
Writing Tips for your Journey
Posted on September 19, 2020 by Franklyn Helfinstine
So, you'd like to become a writer? Congrats! Writing not only is a excellent way to express yourself, but can provide an income.Remember not all writers make a fortune, some still cant quit their day job.Below are a few suggestions to start your writing journey.Start WritingOkay, so this trick is obvious.For some, it is a question of what to write about, for others the best way to compose.Write how and what you need...