Whether you’re writing your first draft, particularly if you write scenes out of order, or if you’re doing some major editing sometimes it can be tricky to keep your timeline consistent.
Continuing on with the theme of keeping it consistent this month, this week we’re looking at settings!
Ever struggle to make sure you are keeping your characters consistent throughout your book, or across a series?
Its basically the goal of every story, right? To draw out an emotional response of some sort from our readers, whether it be to make them laugh and feel good, to scare them, to make them sad. No matter what genre of books we write we want to bring the reader into the world we have created and have them become so invested in the characters that they feel what the characters are feeling and join them on their journey.
I dunno what to say about this article except…
Said, asked, replied, spoke, whispered, accuse, echo, retort, scoff, beg, counter, jest, gloat, fume, call, urge, profess, hint, implore, quip . . .
I love character motivation!
Sometimes I’m a little too obsessed with it and go a little overboard giving motivation to every character that is a part of the book even the minor ones!
Anyways . . .