Exercises, Prompts

Writing Prompt No. 50

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Exercises, General

Project NaNoWriMo 2022

November is literally tomorrow! That means that NaNoWriMo kicks off at midnight tonight. If you haven’t already signed up or announced your project, this is your last chance. If you need or want an extra writing buddy, you can find me on the NaNo site as WrittenVixen. This year I’m both nervous and excited for… Continue reading Project NaNoWriMo 2022

Exercises, General

Plotting Exercises

Of all three major story elements, plot can arguably be the trickiest to master. In simplified terms, plot is the progression of events in a story. That doesn’t mean chronological order however—alongside linear plots there are parallels, flashbacks, episodic, circular and so many more plots. Mastering plot however, doesn’t need to be difficult. There are… Continue reading Plotting Exercises

Exercises

Exercise: The Rule of Threes

We’ve all heard the rule of threes. That is, bad things come in three. Accident, illness and even death show up in our lives and thanks to bias, people tend to notice when they occur in sets of three. So should your characters. As an exercise: Take some of the minor or side characters from… Continue reading Exercise: The Rule of Threes