Blog Archives

Scenes

Scenes are the building blocks of stories. They have structure of their own. They have beginnings, middles, and ends. Except for the first scene in a story, the beginning of a scene should hook the reader, just like the beginning

Tagged with: , , , , , ,
Posted in Writing Fiction, Writing Techniques

When Goals Can Be Harmful

Setting goals if very good for you, for the most part. There are times when goals can be harmful. I’m talking about goals that are not achievable. For a goal to be good, it has to be realistic. If you

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Developing a Writing Project Schedule

For me, writing is a business for the most part. You have to have a schedule to keep yourself on track. that said, you should keep that schedule flexible. Don’t lock yourself into any particular piece at any particular time.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion, Writing Fiction, Writing Techniques

Setting Goals

We all have goals in life. We may not formally break them down and state them formally, but we have goals. We all want something. That something is a goal. The trick with setting a goal, is to make that

Tagged with: , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Life Changes

Did you make any New Year’s resolutions this year? I didn’t. I resolved last year to never do that again. It puts too much pressure on a person to make New Year’s resolutions and stick to them. That’s why there

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion

Writing Retreat

I recently went on a writing retreat. I didn’t have the money to go anywhere so I just planned to stay home and write, revise really. My process is to write without revising to get the rough draft, and then

Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion, Writing Techniques

New Year’s Resolutions

Almost everyone makes New Year’s resolutions. Some people (like me) do it for the entire month of January, not just the first hour of the first day. Like everyone else, I usually make some that I know I won’t keep.

Tagged with: , , , , , , , ,
Posted in General Opinion
Archives

Enter your email address to subscribe to this blog and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 155 other followers

© Lisa Hendrickson and Pebblepup's Writing Den, 2010-2017. Unauthorized use and/or duplication of this material without express and written permission from this site’s author and/or owner is strictly prohibited. Excerpts and links may be used, provided that full and clear credit is given to Lisa Hendrickson and Pebblepup's Writing Den with appropriate and specific direction to the original content.