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#IWSG What’s in a draft?

This article is for Alex J. Cavanaugh’s The Insecure Writer’s Support Group. The goal of the support group is to share doubts and concerns, and reassure other writers who have struggled by offering assistance and guidance. The first Wednesday of every month is officially Insecure Writer’s Support Group Day where we post our thoughts on…

Head-Hopping

The book I am currently reading, which relates to the period of time I am interested in, but within the first twenty pages I came across ‘head-hopping’. For those who don’t know what this means, it is when the writer jumps from one character’s point of view to another in the same scene or in the…

Draft, Re-write

‘Write your first draft with your heart. Re-write with your head.’ From movie Finding Forrester How true is that statement. The first draft is always going to be, well… rough. There are going to be grammatical errors; the plot may be weak; the story arc isn’t working; characters names may change during the writing (not that it’s…