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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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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? […]

Writing Characters with Disabilities

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe speak with book-reviewing super star, Sarah Chorn about writing characters with disabilities. Writing a character, whether a viewpoint character or supporting character, with a disability requires special consideration. Listen on for our thoughts on how to do this honestly, with sensitivity, and […]

An Interview with Debbie Viguie

This week on Hide and Create, Jordan Ellinger interviews the newest addition to the Hide and Create family, Debbie Viguie! In two weeks, Debbie will officially be stepping into the traditional author’s spot, and we couldn’t be happier to have someone with her experience and knowledge joining the show. Cruise on over to Debbie’s website […]

Publishing Disasters

This week on Hide and Create, Moses Siregar, Jordan Ellinger and Joshua Essoe talk with author, Jonathan Wood about the pitfalls an author can fall into with publishers. From the Nightshade debacle to tie-ins damaging your good name, here are a couple stories to learn from and keep in mind as you progress forward in […]