How to Strengthen Your Narrative Drive, Planning Your Novel, Characters, Protagonists, Revision and Editing, Revision, Renea Guenther
Characters, Planning Your Novel, Protagonists, Revision, Revisions and Editing

How to Force Your Protagonist to Take Charge of the Story

by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther It’s common for first drafts to be a mess as they’re simply meant for placing the foundations of the story and getting our ideas down. You’ll probably find your first draft falls into one of two categories: character-focused with lots of internalization and little action, or plot-focused with lots of action… Continue reading How to Force Your Protagonist to Take Charge of the Story

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How to Strengthen Your Narrative Drive, Revisions and Editing, Revision, Renea Guenther
Revision, Revisions and Editing

How to Strengthen Your Narrative Drive

by Renea Guenther @ReneaGuenther A story can fall flat when your story does not have the momentum to push the reader forward page by page. A strong narrative drive directs everything in your story toward one point and keeps the plot from wandering and focused in the direction it needs to go. We grab the… Continue reading How to Strengthen Your Narrative Drive