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Word Maze - what I'm learning about writing

The second season of Word Maze is all about writing fiction.

Pilar abandoned NaNoWriMo but is continuing with her story. Writing, struggling, reading (favourite mode of procrastination) and podcasting her journey. 

Please visit www.pilarwrites.com for information on your host.

Mar 17, 2019

Today I share how I'm struggled to write a scene which was hard for the character to go through. 

The writing journal has been very useful in identifying where I need to pay attention to next in the story.

How shall I incorporate all the subplots into the ending?

 

Check out all the books I talk about in my Trello...


Mar 10, 2019

Having never "journaled" before, Pilar has started a writing journal to help her identify the bits that need fixing.

She came across this idea when listening to the podcast How do you write? with Rachel Herron

 

Connect with Pilar over at www.pilarwrites.com

For more book recommendations, check out Pilar's Trello...


Mar 4, 2019

Pilar has started working with a coach, and so now the hard work begins!

She talks about how she's made some changes after considering the character's point of view. 

Recommended book: On Editing. How to edit your novel the professional way by Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price (again!)

For more book...


Feb 24, 2019

In this episode, Pilar talks about how she's working on the structure of her novel and the holes she's identified. 

She recommends the book On Editing. How to edit your novel the professional way by Helen Corner-Bryant and Kathryn Price

For more books, check out the Trello board 


Feb 17, 2019

I'm back with Season 3 - after a month of struggling to build the story for the current novel, I've dug out a piece from a year ago and decided to work on that instead, hopefully with an editor...

In this episode, Pilar talks about her fiction plans, recommends Being a Writer by Dorothea Brander (again!) and she refers...