Pacing

How To Write The Perfect Flashback

How To Write The Perfect Flashback

Writers Write creates writing resources and shares writing tips. In this post, we tell you how to write the perfect flashback. What Is A Flashback? A flashback is a piece of writing that shows the reader what happened in the past. The author does this…
7 Ways To Create Suspense In Your Memoir

7 Ways To Create Suspense In Your Memoir

Writers Write is a comprehensive writing resource. In this post, we suggest seven ways to create suspense in your memoir. [This excerpt is from our Secrets of a Memoirist course.] "Memoir... may look like a casual and even random calling up of bygone events. It’s…
10 Cliffhangers That Make Readers Turn The Page

10 Cliffhangers That Make Readers Turn The Page

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. In this post, we have put together 10 cliffhangers you can use in your writing to get readers to turn the page. Have you read a book you feel compelled to carry on reading? You know the…
13 Ways To Change Pace When You Write

13 Ways To Change Pace When You Write

It’s All About The Pace Sundays are glorious. Downy duvet hugs give way to gentle lazy, picnic lunches, big smiles and enthusiastic conversations. Our children kick off their shoes and take flight, giving their town limbs over to country trees and grassy slopes. Oversized glasses…
The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

The 7 Critical Elements Of A Great Book

Writers Write is your one-stop writing resource. In this post, I will explain the seven critical elements of a great book. What are the elements of a great book? I used to do a lot of manuscript appraisals when I taught creative writing. I would…
3 Incredibly Useful Ways To Use Pacing In Dialogue

3 Incredibly Useful Ways To Use Pacing In Dialogue

Pacing in dialogue is like fuel-injection for your writing. Have you ever noticed how you start reading quicker when you get to dialogue in a story?  It’s a great way of showing and not telling — and allows your characters to ‘act’ out a scene.…
5 Tips To Help You Write A Gripping Read

5 Tips To Help You Write A Gripping Read

Writers Write is your one-stop resource for writers. We have put together some tips to help you write a gripping read. A Tense Situation I have just finished reading The Miniaturist by Jessie Burton. I read it compulsively - in coffee shops, in the car,…
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