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Tag Archives: POV
*Be* the Tree
You want to deepen your POV? “Be the tree.” Immerse yourself in the moment. Understand the character’s backstory and psychological motives and personal identification and current situation. Conjure actions, reactions, and emotions based upon what you know about your character–because … Continue reading
Posted in Writing, Writing Tips Tagged Characterization, fiction writing, method acting, novel writing, POV 4 Comments
Introducing Your Characters
Some of the manuscripts I look at start with a whole lot of action performed by “he” and “she,” a pair just as full of life as the smiley faces in the picture. Whoever “he” and “she” are, they’re fighting … Continue reading
Posted in Writing, Writing Tips Tagged Characterization, novel writing, POV, Writing, writing fiction, writing tip 10 Comments
POW! CRASH! BOOM!
Remember the old Batman series? When the action intensified, the screen would fill with jagged speech bubbles holding sound effects typed in bold, vivid letters, with black, commanding explanation points. POW! The bubbles always popped on the screen to the … Continue reading
Posted in Writing Tips Tagged action, POV, tension, writing rules, Writing Tips 14 Comments