Fail Bravely

Hello, readers! Today's post is going to be short and simple.   Seriously, like really short and super simple.  Are you ready? Okay. Here goes. If you want to succeed as a writer, you can't be afraid to fail. That's it. Okay, well, maybe I can't leave it at just that.  But that's pretty much the point of everything else... Continue Reading →

Plot or Characters – Which Matters More?

Hi, everybody!  Today I wanted to address the topic of Character-Driven stories versus Plot-Driven stories. In general, a Plot-Driven story is one in which the plot events are the focus of the story.  Think action movies – the fast-paced, suspenseful events are the focus, and the characters’ internal development, while present, often seems to take... Continue Reading →

News and Updates

Today I'm taking a break from the usual Tips for Writers posts to give you all an update on some exciting things happening here at CCrawfordWriting! I'll just bullet-point the latest news to keep this brief (and because I like lists): I'm Not a Stalker is nearing 700,000 reads on Wattpad, and I am now close... Continue Reading →

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