Posts Categorized: writers

   
Any chronic plotters out there? *Raises hand* When I plan a story, I make outlines, and outlines of outlines. I color-code, draw story arcs, reorder scenes, and so on. Maybe it’s an occupational hazard for mystery writers, because we have to plant the clues, the red-herrings, and the obstacles. We need to know “whodunnit” (or…

   
Happy New Year!  The start of 2014 is the perfect time to re-assess one’s goals, evaluate what worked well in 2013, and figure out what happens next. Throw in a polar vortex, which is socking most of the U.S. in a deep freeze that hasn’t been seen in two decades, and there’s even more opportunity…