Does each of your characters have something to lose? They should.
You've written a story, but you're afraid to share it. It's too simple; does it have any worth among the greats? Well, here's your answer.
Your protagonist's eyes are your own as you write; but it's time you saw things with a fresh pair of eyes.
Step out of your characters' shoes for a minute. Now take note of what you see. Are they exactly how you write them to be?
As you write in the month of NaNoWriMo, remember this, if nothing else.
Discover who your characters really are, WITHOUT leashing them to your preconceived definitions of them.
Are you distracting your reader, or is your writing distracted from its purpose? Find out before you submit or self-publish your work!
First chapters are WAY more complex than you thought, but don't worry, Wordie's got them figured out for you. This post reveals all the crucial knowledge you absolutely must know in order to have a perfect opening to your novel.
Satisfied characters don't have much to offer. Satisfied readers, on the other hand, control your success.
You've written plenty of chapters, sure, but do you actually understand their make-up? And if you don't, how do you know you're doing them right?