Manuscript Formating

Sep 11, 2015
Question: How do you format a manuscript when there is differing points of view? Each chapter of my book is told from a different pov, so should I put the character name in the title? Or, is there a g...

Too many ideas? How many points of view?

Sep 10, 2015
by Josh Hello all,I am currently writing my second novel, and the first that I hope to finish. I have two issues: my points of view when writing in third person, and the possibility that I have too ma...

Who’s the protagonist, here?

Sep 9, 2015
by Dana(Sacramento, California) Question: I’ve finished the 8th draft of my first novel, a contemporary romance with some comedy, but not enough to call it a rom-com. It is in omniscient voice, ...

The Inciting Incident (And Everything Else)

Sep 7, 2015
by Dalton(Alabama) Question: I’m currently outlining my story and I have a somewhat loaded question. My story is a psychosexual religious horror novel (which is a weirdly specific niche, but I d...

Writing Fantasy: Scene Transitions

Sep 1, 2015
by Sardukas Question: I have a fantasy novel that I’ve been working on for a while now, and though I’ve got most of the story plot, characters, and world planned out, I’m stumped on ...

Plot

Sep 1, 2015
by Alex Hi. I tend to get an idea in my head for a scene and can’t figure out where to go with it as far as plot goes. What might I be able to do to help inspire me to figure out possible outcom...

Genderless character

Sep 1, 2015
by J(seattle) Hi! So long story short, my main character is basically genderless and I can’t figure out how to convey that through POV and pronoun usage. any help would be greatly appreciated!An...

Which narration should I use?

Sep 1, 2015
by Pip Dowd Question: I intend to focus my story around an 19 year old boy who has suffered a lot of emotional and physical abuse at the hands of his family. I want to refrain from writing in 1st pers...