Tag Archives: Susan May Warren

Five Common Storycrafting and Wordsmithing Mistakes and How to Fix Them!

By Susan May Warren No STAKES! Your character must have something at STAKE that makes the reader care and want to read more. Authors often start with backstory or creating the storyworld instead of getting to the character’s immediate problem, creating a sympathetic situation where we see him interacting with his world, setting him up for the inciting incident (or …

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What’s your Question?

Wouldn’t it be nice if you could plot your entire story by asking one question? You can. I’m so excited that this year, at the Oregon Christian Writers’ conference I’m teaming up with Jim Rubart to teach you this amazing brainstorming and plotting technique that will revolutionize and simplify the plotting process! And it all starts with one epic question. …

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