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”

Write From The End

​Sometimes it is just easier to start at the end than at the beginning. Imagine where the hero is at the end and ask, ‘How did she get here?’ Then make a list of all the big moments in the story. Ask ‘What happened just before this?’ and then again, ‘Before this?’ and so onContinue reading “Write From The End”