Hi, everyone, and welcome to today's discussion of the craft of fiction, this time with a Thanksgiving spin: Plantsing: How Loose Outlines Save My Turkey... and My Books! So, if you've followed any of my series on Plotting, you know that I... well... like plotting. But here's my secret: I didn't use to plot my... Continue Reading →
I'm gathering inspirational writing quotes and compiling them into collections. Here's a slideshow of collection #1! (Note: You can view these quotes in video form on my Facebook page here: https://www.facebook.com/ccrawfordwriting/videos/2121850881192403/) Drop me a comment below and let me know which quote inspires you most! Which quote is your favorite?
Occasionally I ask readers what blog post topics they'd most like to see. Being that some of my readers are also writers, I receive a variety of requests on different writing topics... but lately one I've seen repeatedly is this: What about "Show, Don't Tell"? How do I do it? What are the rules? I've heard it... Continue Reading →