A plot outline (or story synopsis) is a document that outlines the basic story or events that will take place in a novel. This is required if you want to write a book; it will allow you to get all your thoughts down in one place before you begin writing.
Purple prose is a term used for flowery, overly descriptive text that may be difficult to read or understand. While not necessarily considered an error, the abuse of purple prose can make reading very difficult.
Emotional content is the key to writing a romance novel. Romance novels are meant to be read with an emotional impact, and they do so by evoking feelings of love, jealousy, or other strong emotions.
Narrative point of view, or POV, is a perspective or insight that the author uses to express how they see what is happening in the story. It can be first-person, second, third person or variations of these, but it depends on what you want to express through the story.
At the very least writing short stories can be seen as a kind of training ground for writing novels. Many fiction writers start out writing short stories and get their feet wet in the process, before moving on to longer fiction.
Whether it be plot points or the characters and settings, you will need to create an overall outline to keep your novel organized and flowing in the right direction at all times.
Your writing may seem like an uphill battle at times, but it doesn’t have to be. Creativity writing is a skill that can be learned and practiced over time, so you’ll always be improving.
The type of point-of-view you choose will have a significant impact on how your readers experience your novel. In this blog post we are going to discuss four different types of points-of-view and what they offer for writers’ creative process.