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The answer is no. I had several writers give me this advice over Wattpad, even as I was mostly posting work online for free and stating that I was just starting out. Sure, I needed a proofreader, but back then I was still in the early writing stage. I was mostly writing as I went… Read More Do you need an editor for your first draft?
The letter came back soon enough. On it had only a sentence, I’ll be waiting for you on that night. And thus, he had waited until the day came. This was the first step to finding Rin, his childhood friend. The owner of this pendant which he had kept for safekeeping. His friend had stayed… Read More Chapter Seven: A Price To Move Forward
Story progression can be in any form. Either a shift in the character, a development in them. This is important as characters can be thrown into a wide variety of situations. But the only thing that would keep things refreshing would be the situation each, the character is in and how they react to them.… Read More On Progression In Story
In the previous post I write about what exactly is a serial. Now I’m giving tips on how to write a serial. Developing a story for the serial format can be like a novel. Or it can differ. It is up to you. But one thing that a serial allows you to do is to… Read More Developing A Story For The Long Serial
The letters sat on her table. Even after days, she was hesitant to send more than two letters. And those two were because of who their family’s reputation. One was the Sasaki clan, once who helped the Shogun in all issues when he needed someone. Someone who was able to use all means necessary to… Read More Chapter Six: A Casual Visit
A serial is a different kind of medium, where works can go on for years before it ends. It isn’t a novel where each book must standalone. It is more fluid these days, although the expectation is that the chapters can be read independently. I write serials because I realize that the best way to… Read More Writing A Serial
To many, the middle is known as the slog. The place where the writer has to keep enough things under wraps so that the ending would be exciting while still having to think of ways to ensure that the plot and story is still progessing. It is indeed hard to think of something. And that… Read More How To Make The Middle Interesting
Kazuho looked at the broken house, knowing full well that this was the place. He had asked around thrice just to ensure that had he been in the right place. Even as Shinrou raised his eyebrow to ensure that he had been serious about it. But they were here now, without doubts. Though both Shinrou… Read More Chapter Five: Finally Resolved
The climax is something that I enjoy writing a lot. I have to admit it. Writing the climax has always been something interesting for me rather exciting as it is the time where I let everything payoff tie things up before leaving it there. And contrary to what many might think, serials have them too.… Read More Writing The Climax