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Monthly Archives: June 2014

Crowdfunding for Writers

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, and Debbie Viguie speak with guest author, Heidi Berthiaume about using crowdfunding to launch your novel. I think the goal is to create a connection with your potential backers — just like with a novel, you try to create one with your readers. It seems … Continue reading Crowdfunding for Writers

Writing Different Points of View, Part Two

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe continue talking about point of view. Week two of our discussion about POV where we discuss pros and cons of writing stories with multiple viewpoints, why you should and shouldn’t, what might be better about sticking with a single character and when you might … Continue reading Writing Different Points of View, Part Two

Writing Different Points of View, Part One

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Debbie Viguie, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe start talking about point of view. Week one of our discussion about POV where we discuss pros and cons of writing stories with multiple viewpoints, why you should and shouldn’t, what might be better about sticking with a single character and when … Continue reading Writing Different Points of View, Part One

Writing Action Scenes

This week on Hide and Create, Debbie Viguie, Moses Siregar, Joshua Essoe, and Jordan Ellinger talk about writing action. I see a lot of manuscripts and a lot of action scenes, and I end up spending most of my line-editing time working on them. It’s safe to say that action is one of the most … Continue reading Writing Action Scenes

Writing Mysteries

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Debbie Viguie, Moses Siregar and Jordan Ellinger talk about writing a good mystery. One of the most important things in constructing a mystery is determining why your readers care about the mystery. Is the victim someone likable and innocent? Will readers want to avenge the victim’s death? … Continue reading Writing Mysteries