More ideas from Tanya

4 Basic Ingredients to Make Your Story More Complex (the critical narrative elements of a compelling story)

Character building

Writing tips: If you're struggling with writing a character, write 20 things that the reader will never know about your character. These will naturally bleed into your writing and provide a richness even though you don't share the detail.

My friend Deborah Raney  sent me a link to this image . . . and it's definitely worth printing out and framing--or at least taping to the d...

Pixar's 22 rules of Storytelling-- This is a cool list of story telling rules. You would think the wonderful writer's from Pixar would know a trick or two about how to write an entertaining story.

Write your best story ever with this one epic exercise. It's simple, powerful, and long forgotten. And, it's easy to add to your daily writing routine!

I got my agent and my novel published after using this simple writing exercise. It's centuries old and it's powerful. It completely transformed my writing.