advice column

The first sentence problem. Advice for the birds.

The first sentence problem. Advice for the birds.

A great first sentence can, and will, influence how the reader judges your story. Coming up with one can be taxing but it doesn't need to be. Here are few simple ways to approach the construction.   

Writing advice: character creation. For the birds.

Writing advice: character creation. For the birds.

Creating multi-dimensional characters isn't difficult, but it takes more than just a simple backstory and physical description. There are various, simple techniques in this piece that help you on your way to creating vivid characters who are the engine that drives the plot.