The Secret Pillars Of Writing, A Crash Course Jeffrey A. Friedberg
We‟re going to start out here slow and easy
, with basicspresented simply. We will gradually build our basics into the
Pillars of Writing
If you‟re writing a book, it‟s one thing to be a poet, or have
poetry in your writing, but another to write a
that isn‟t a
does not equal
.There are pitfalls
Rules for your novel, traps to avoid,publishing prejudices.
and all kinds of fancy stuff. I‟ll boil it down; I‟m
condensing and simplifying it for you.
At the outset of your book„s plot and structure setup, you
should introduce your
. Introducethem in their every day Real World and set the
. Make theHero/Heroine of your book real, fully rounded, compelling,flawed, likeable, relatable to
and do it right off the bat.Get into his/her head and show their desires, fears, and theiradmirable or hateful or other compelling traits.
They don‟t have to be “good,” as long as they‟re really
even Evil, thievery, conning people, orwhatever traits you choose.