Plotting, Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Resources

Plotting 4 Pantsers — Part VI

Three kinds of struggles should come into play for your protagonist: Internal, Interpersonal, & External. Using all three makes your story richer without plotting a single scene. This week: Internal #Plotting4Pantsers #InternalCharacterStruggles @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Encouragement, Inspirational, Spiritual Growth

Learn 2 Discern in October—Part IV

What voices are you listening to? From where is that voice coming from? It all boils down to three sources: Man, God, the devil. Which one are you listening to? #Learn2DiscernOctober @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Plotting, Writing, Writing Ideas, Writing Resources

Plotting 4 Pantsers — Part V

Choose from three types of story beginnings without plotting a single scene. The protagonist 1) has it all, but it’s taken away, 2) dangle what they most want in front of them, 3) make them face their greatest fear. #Plotting4Pantsers #StoryBeginnings @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Encouragement, Inspirational, Spiritual Growth

Learn 2 Discern in October—Part III

What voice do you listen to? The three sources of everything we hear on this planet are: the voice of man, the voice of God, or the voice of the devil? #Learn2DiscernOctober @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Invitation to a Party! Join Me!

I’m privileged to be a part of Tamara Lynn Kraft’s Themed Facebook parties. This is your official invitation to join me and other authors in two days. My party time slot is Friday, October 12 at 7:00 p.m.

Here’s the link

Visit the page and say you’re coming. The grand prize is all the books you see in the picture plus an Amazon gift card.

I’ll have a special prize to give away during my half hour, plus “fun” facts about my hometown, on which this story is based, and ways you can keep in touch with me. What questions might you have for me? I’ll answer them during my half hour.

Sign up for my newsletter and hear news first hand under the Contact-Newsletter Sign Up tab.

Hope to see you there! TWEETABLE

Plotting, Writing, Writing Resources

Plotting 4 Pantsers — Part IV

We’ve looked at the four essential elements of every plot twist. Last week, we reviewed three types of plot twists. This week, we’ll learn of two more. If you’re a “pantser” — how do you “plot?” By using story techniques like plot twists, character development, and raising the stakes. #Plotting4Pantsers #PlotTwists @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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Encouragement, Inspirational, Spiritual Growth

Learn 2 Discern in October—Part II

Mindsets. Ways of thinking. Attitudes. Thoughts. Beliefs. Our mindsets tell us a lot about how we were raised and how we think. #Learn2DiscernOctober @donnalhsmith @a3writers TWEETABLE

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