Tag Archives: How to write a book

What to Name Your Fictional Character #ThrowbackThursday

One of the problems (and there are many) a writer faces is what to name your fictional character. A small minority (I don’t know of any) pick a random name and go with it. Others agonize, change, switch and procrastinate until they find the perfect name. Continue reading

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Using Subplots #ThrowbackThursday

Throwback Thursday It’s #ThrowbackThursday, and we’re traveling in the wayback machine to just about this time last year to discuss how using subplots can deepen your story. Using subplots to deepen your story NOT ALL STORIES REQUIRE the addition of one or more subplots. Adding more to a rich, layered, and textured main plot could…

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8 Rules for Better Dialogue #ThrowbackThursday

#ThrowbackThursday Today’s #ThrowbackThursday’s blog is taken from October 2017’s #AuthorToolboxBloghop and gives us the 8 rules for better dialogue. To read this month’s #AuthorToolboxBloghop blog on the dreaded passive voice, go here. 8 Rules for better dialogue One way to make your characters memorable, is to give them better dialogue. by

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