Three Top Tips to Put New Power in Your Writing

Some good tips from fellow author Lillian Csernica. Check it out!

Hopes and Dreams: My Writing and My Sons

by Lillian Csernica on July 9, 2017

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When we’re in the process of writing, we sometimes reach a point where despite having a complete list of story elements on board, we feel like something is still missing. What we’ve written so far is good, but we want more. More depth. More intensity. More power.

Here are three simple, effective techniques to bring more power to your ideas and the ways you write about them.

stock-photo-stiletto-heels-woman-s-shoe-and-a-man-s-boot-opposites-attract-when-it-comes-to-love-concept-328610177CHARACTER ORCHESTRATION

There are two parts to  proper character orchestration.

First, you make the protagonist and antagonist very different from each other. Create strong contrast with opposing traits, whether physical, emotional, spiritual, financial or all of the above!

Author James N. Frey provides an excellent explanation of this technique in How To Write A Damn Good Thriller.

Second, the events of your story leave these two characters tied together in what’s known as…

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