Adding descriptions and character details

Rewriting is often a surgical process. It isn’t about cutting dozens of pages and then rewriting them. Often it is adding that one sentence about a character’s scar on her hand, or the frost on the car’s windshield that needs to be scraped off. The smell of baking apple pie on a Christmas Eve or a distant cigar, even a wisp of annoying perfume, helps define characters and settings. Single sentences or an added phrase can bring new life to your story, cause readers to shed a tear or frighten them.

About 3by3 writing method

The author of 12 books, half of them textbooks, two novels and three self help. has struggled with his challenges of completion, distractions, plotting and writers block. Finally after getting stopped I stopped and analyzed what was going on and spent a lot of introspection, research and reading trying to locate the source of these issues. The result of was the 3by3 writing method - a three step program to start and then continue the process of completing a story all the way to publication.
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