The goal of writing fiction should be to tell a story so compelling the reader has a hard time putting the book down. Over the course of eight years and fifty-three romances, Ruth Ann Nordin has picked up some practical tips for improving the storytelling craft. These are tips she shares in this short book.
The topics included in this book are as follows:
Starting With An Idea
Picking Your Genre
The Proper Use of Backstory
Point of View
Characters are the Heart of the Story
Your Setting (aka World): The Character is Always Key
When You Get Stuck
If the Scene Doesn’t Add to the Plot, Throw It Out
If You Never Finish a Story
There Is No Perfect Time To Write, So Write Today
Polishing Up Your Book
About the Author
I'm a stay-at-home mom of four school-aged boys and the proud wife of a veteran of the US Air Force. I live in Montana where I am fortunate to spend my days creating new worlds with characters I fall in love with. I've written fifty romances and have plans to write many more in the years to come.