There are three things that make a story a page-turner: story structure, scene structure, and character arcs. My favorite part of stories is their structure. I know we're artists and creatives and structure makes us uncomfortable and inhibited, but story structure is different. It's not formula writing. Content and structure are not the same thing. … Continue reading What makes a book a page-turner?
If your character has problems but not a story-worthy problem, that's a problem! Your character needs to change and learn something valuable. When they change, it's the universal lesson learned that readers remember. What does your MC learn? My AnnaGrey's learns:
It's #writingwednesday! The first line of a story is one of the hooks you need to have to keep your reader interested. When editing, is one of my favorite parts to critique. Here's the first line of my upcoming debut novel: #amwriting #writers #firstlines #writingcommunity