Posts tagged journals
Shooter by Caroline Pignat: How to Read Like a Writer

One way to submerge your reader in your character’s perspective is through the format of your piece. Subtle changes in formatting and the way you present character thoughts can reinforce their character, advance the plot, and deepen their perspective. Discover the techniques Caroline Pignat used to do this in her young adult novel Shooter.

Read More
Scythe: How to Read Like a Writer

Not all stories have built in conflict. Neal Shusterman managed to find conflict in utopia. From his novel Scythe, writers can learn to find the conflict in seemingly perfect situations, consistently make things worse to hold reader interest, and effectively use journals.

Read More