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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 with a Collaborator

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Moses Siregar and special guest Debbie Viguie talk about writing with a collaborator. Writing with a collaborator, with a partner, can be a tremendously satisfying and rewarding process. If you do, you need to have really clear lines of communication. Set up all the boundaries […]

Beta Readers For Your Writing

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Diana Rowland, Moses Siregar, and Jordan Ellinger talk about beta readers. For some writers, beta readers are an integral part of the writing process. But how do you know what advice to take and what do ignore? Well the most obvious answer is that if you see […]

On Writing Names

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Moses Siregar, Jordan Ellinger, and Diana Rowland talk about naming things in your stories. When it comes to naming characters or stories, trust your ear. In fact, it’s always a good idea to try your names aloud. Especially if you’re planning an audio book. What might look […]

Defending Our Writing Paths

This week on Hide and Create, Joshua Essoe, Jordan Ellinger, Jaye Wells, and Moses Siregar talk about why the path they took into publishing is the best. When you decide to get become writer you should definitely start with tie-in writing. Or when you hit the path toward a  professional writing career, the best way […]