Category: Writing Tip Wednesday

Top 5 Tips  Create Great Characters by Brenna Aubrey

Top 5 Tips Create Great Characters by Brenna Aubrey

Welcome to an entire month of Top 5 Tips for Authors! ABSOLUTELY FREE! Every day this month my friends and I will bring you a new set of Top 5 Tips to help you along on your author journey. 2017 was a year of change in the Indie author world for sure. So many happenings. So many new things to learn. So many old things that didn’t quite do what you’d hoped. Well, every day is a new day. And […]

Top 5 Tips  Write More Books  JA Huss

Top 5 Tips Write More Books JA Huss

Welcome to an entire month of Top 5 Tips for Authors! Every day this month my friends and I will bring you a new set of Top 5 Tips to help you along on your author journey. 2017 was a year of change in the Indie author world for sure. So many happenings. So many new things to learn. So many old things that didn’t quite do what you’d hoped. Well, every day is a new day. And every year […]

Top 5 Tips  Be More Creative  by Violet Vaughn

Top 5 Tips Be More Creative by Violet Vaughn

Welcome to an entire month of Top 5 Tips for Authors! Every day this month my friends and I will bring you a new set of Top 5 Tips to help you along on your author journey. 2017 was a year of change in the Indie author world for sure. So many happenings. So many new things to learn. So many old things that didn’t quite do what you’d hoped. Well, every day is a new day. And every year […]

Top 5 Tips  Setting Goals to Win  by Vivian Arend

Top 5 Tips Setting Goals to Win by Vivian Arend

Welcome to an entire month of Top 5 Tips for Authors! ABSOLUTELY FREE! Every day this month my friends and I will bring you a new set of Top 5 Tips to help you along on your author journey. 2017 was a year of change in the Indie author world for sure. So many happenings. So many new things to learn. So many old things that didn’t quite do what you’d hoped. Well, every day is a new day. And […]

Writing Tip Wednesday – Literary Devices Editing and Blurbs

Writing Tip Wednesday – Literary Devices Editing and Blurbs

Welcome to the last video in The Perfect Story Series. This time I’m gonna go through a few literary devices I use often and talk a little about editing and blurb writing. I decided to put the last two topics into one video because I really didn’t have a lot to say about editing and blurbs. 🙂 I hope you had a great 2017 and both The Perfect Year and The Perfect Story helped you (at least a little bit!) I have […]

Writing Tip Wednesday – Sex Scenes

Writing Tip Wednesday – Sex Scenes

SCROLL DOWN FOR A SPECIAL $25 GIVEAWAY! Welcome to Video Eight of The Perfect Story. In this video we’re going to talk about writing sex scenes. I’m gonna do my best to explain the difference between erotica and erotic romance, what readers want and expect in a sex scene and how to make the most of them in your story. I’ll also talk a little about limits. Because DISTRIBUTORS HAVE LIMITS and you need to know them before you start writing sexy […]

Posted October 4, 2017 by Julie in Writing Tip Wednesday / 9 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – Exposition and Dialogue

Writing Tip Wednesday – Exposition and Dialogue

Welcome to Video Seven of The Perfect Story. In this video we’re going to talk about exposition and dialogue. I’ll share a secret or two and give you some helpful tips about how to position backstory and write more engaging dialogue. If you’re just coming in on this series and haven’t yet seen the previous videos they are linked below. Beginnings Middles and Scenes Hooks and Endings Pov/Characters Settings/Series Pacing/Suspense Exposition/Dialogue Sex Scenes Literary Devices Editing/Blurbs As always, if you […]

Posted June 14, 2017 by Julie in Writing Tip Wednesday / 6 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – Pacing and Suspense

Writing Tip Wednesday – Pacing and Suspense

Welcome to Video Six of The Perfect Story. In this video we’re going to talk about pacing and suspense. This helps you visualize how to set up your story using the structure previous videos on structure as a template and what you need to write a “page turner” no matter what genre you write. If you’re just coming in on this series and haven’t yet seen the previous videos they are linked below. Beginnings Middles and Scenes Hooks and Endings […]

Posted May 31, 2017 by Julie in Writing Tip Wednesday / 7 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – Settings and Series

Writing Tip Wednesday – Settings and Series

Welcome to Video Five of The Perfect Story. In this video we’re going to talk about world building and how to plot a series arc. Sorry that it’s a week late. Lots of cool shit going on right now for me – but all of it requires my time so WTW had to wait. I will try and release the next video (Pacing and Suspense) next week on schedule, but can’t make any promises.   If you’re just coming in […]

Posted May 24, 2017 by Julie in Writing Tip Wednesday / 9 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – POV/Characters

Writing Tip Wednesday – POV/Characters

Welcome to video four of The Perfect Story. This is the first craft video outside of story structure. I think learning how to create good characters is one of the best skills you can have as a writer. Sure, the plot is what carries the reader through the story but you can fuck up a lot of things in a book and still have a hit if you write amazing characters. So I hope you some insight in this video […]

Posted May 3, 2017 by Julie in writing, Writing Tip Wednesday / 11 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – Hooks and Endings

Writing Tip Wednesday – Hooks and Endings

Welcome to video three of The Perfect Story. This video is about hooking your reader and writing a great ending and concludes basic story structure.  From this point on I’ll talk mostly about craft, so if you still think you need some help in structure, check out those books below. Here are the links to the previous writing videos in case you missed them. (and excuse my typos/mistakes… I literally made this video last night at midnight) Beginnings Middles and […]

Posted April 19, 2017 by Julie in Writing Tip Wednesday / 11 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – Middles and Scenes

Writing Tip Wednesday – Middles and Scenes

Welcome to video two of The Perfect Story. Last time we talked about writing beginnings and what makes a good one. This week I’m talking about writing the middle of your story as well as writing scenes. Remember, new videos in this course release every two weeks on Wednesdays. One thing to note is that I have changed up the videos a little. After giving it some more thought I have added and combined a few topics. So is here […]

Posted April 5, 2017 by Julie in writing, Writing Tip Wednesday / 12 Comments
Writing Tip Wednesday – Beginnings

Writing Tip Wednesday – Beginnings

Welcome to my brand new free course, The Perfect Story. This course deals with writing craft and it will consist of at least ten videos released every two weeks on WEDNESDAY. The other course released on Mondays, so that’s a new change. The course outline (at present) consists of the following ten topics: Beginnings Middles and Scenes Hooks and Endings Pov/Characters Settings/Series Pacing/Suspense Exposition/Dialogue Sex Scenes Literary Devices Editing/Blurbs As always, if you don’t want to remember to check back […]

Posted March 22, 2017 by Julie in Writing Tip Wednesday / 21 Comments