Getting to know you

Get to know your characters before you write. Sit down and chat with them. Let them tell you about their loves, what their hates, about what they find fascinating or boring. Let them ramble on about their background, their upbringing, their religious and political beliefs and attitudes. Find out their reasons for living and theirContinue reading “Getting to know you”

Put your protagonist in the dock

How do you know what to write? Where do you begin? You have an idea and you want to build it into a story. So, put your protagonist in the dock Start with the Opening StatementsBefore the prosecution and defence present evidence and witnesses, both sides have the right to give an opening statement aboutContinue reading “Put your protagonist in the dock”