Ever have a great scene in your head, but when you write it all down, it seems flat? I’ve certainly been there. It can be frustrating to visualize everything, and even come up with a bunch of eloquent words that do absolutely nothing for the story.
A writer can show and tell all they want. But when a story feels dull, chances are the book will be placed on a shelf or table to collect dust. I certainly don’t want that. So I enlisted the trusty assistance of Google to help me figure out how to improve my scene.
Lucky enough, I found Continue reading “11 Steps for #Writing the Perfect Scene”
Awhile ago I wrote about my writing observations from the novel, The Shack. When I heard about the movie coming out, I got excited. Not just because it was one of my favorites, but because it furthers my belief that dreams can come true. So, my husband and I made a day of the movies, making sure to catch this film.
Like some book-to-movies, there are noticeable differences. The plot is shortened, some characters don’t make the cut, or the storyline is tweaked. Regardless, the significance of these alterations, for the better or worse, is up to the reader/viewer.
And so it saddens me
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