All Blog Posts Tagged 'pacing' (4)

How to Write a Book Review

As most of you know, I’ve recently launched my second novel, MISTS OF BAYOU RHYNE. Yes, thank you, thank you. :) And as most of you know, one of the hardest – but oh so important – things to get is a review. I’ve been told over and over again how much a reader has enjoyed my book, how they can’t wait for the next, and how they wish they could share it with everyone they know. Well, you my dear reader,…

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Added by Dee Ann Waite on June 25, 2015 at 11:22am — No Comments

DO You Really KNOW it ALL?

I receive dozens of emails a day. Some is spam but most is something I need to actually look at and respond to. On occasion I get emails from people who have written blogs or such about how to write this or that. For instance: I got one today about writing death scenes in a book. It is a short article but I think it brings up really good points. You can find that here:…

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Added by Elizabeth Kolodziej on September 16, 2011 at 10:30am — No Comments

Dear Editor: How Do I handle Pacing? In a Chapter and Over a Course of Chapters?

Do you know the key to pacing? I do. I call it holographic structure. Confused enough yet? I explain it today on Dear Editor.

Added by Victoria Mixon on May 7, 2010 at 11:04am — No Comments

Dear Editor: What's a Faux Resolution?

I made that term up: "faux resolution." (I like the word faux.)

But why? What is it? Why do you need it? What does it do for your climax? (Since everything in your story exists only in the service of your climax.)

Does anybody else ever use it?

Everybody. That's why it's on Dear Editor.

Added by Victoria Mixon on May 5, 2010 at 8:50am — No Comments

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