Word by Word

Practical insights for writers from Jessica P Morrell

Quick Take: What’s the Worst Thing That Can Happen Next in my Novel?

Here’s an easy-to-use technique especially helpful for anyone writing a first draft. I’m looking at you NaNoWriMos. Fiction is many things, with carefully placed underpinnings that form the structure and happenings–from bumping into an old friend to dodging-bullets-exploits–written in scenes. Scenes are where change happens.  Fiction is a log of sorts depicting changes occurring as […]

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