So I know there is so much advice out there. I don’t know if this was already recommended or not. I’m working on somewhat of a romantic story. I found listening to love songs help to better write a love story.
I listen to pandora. A Scott Calcum station, Boyz II Men, R&B, etc. I have found that it gets me in “being in love mood” I hope I’m getting my point across.
Pacing is a critical component of writing, whether you’re embarking on a novel, a novella, a short story, or a non-fiction book. As an author, you possess a key tool for pacing your audience’s reading experience: chapter length. The best authors manage the length of their chapters to pace the main character’s narrative arc. Proper chapter length also helps authors match their reader’s attention span and also build up anticipation for each twist and turn.
In any good novel, a writer creates fictional characters by giving them goals, throwing obstacles in their way, and creating conflict. Writers connect a reader to a story by making characters relatable. Character development is one of the literary terms writers hear a lot, but it’s an essential element of fiction writing, and a hook into the narrative arc of a story.
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