February 2020 – The Writers Blog

9 Tips for Reducing Exposition in Dialogue

Reading Time: 6 minutes Exposition is a doorway that teleports readers to new worlds. Good exposition can effortlessly pull the imagination into page-turning flurries of pleasure. Lackluster exposition, however, can be a nasty distraction, snagging readers right when they’re diving in. With that in mind, here are nine tips to reduce exposition in your dialogue. Tip # 1—Only Include … Read More

Your First Draft: Finishing it is the Key

Reading Time: 5 minutes When you’re just getting started on writing your first book, it’s important to gain some perspective on what can feel like an overwhelming task – producing the first draft. When you’re a first-timer, you don’t have the hindsight that second-timers have. But this article will give you the inside scoop on what’s important when working … Read More