ChristineAdler

6 Added | 1 Magazine | 2 Followers | @ChristinrAdler | Former parenting mag editor, not-yet-published novelist. Living in the in-between. Writer, editor, reader, blogger, mom, multi-hat wearer. Writing from NY, the center of the universe.

Fundamental Check: Do Your Scenes Have What They Need?

<b>By Janice Hardy, @Janice_Hardy</b><p>Sometimes it's good to go back to the basics when you're figuring out a book, especially if you've done a lot of …

When Should We Skip a Scene in Our Story?

As I was updating the handouts for my workshops with links to some of my recent posts, I came across my explanation of why story structure matters. …

Top Websites, Conferences, & Tools for Writers

Facebook TwitterGoogle+LinkedIn<p>This week at The Debutante Ball we’re talking craft. Rather than focusing on one aspect, I thought I’d bring you some …

Today’s Challenge: Staying Published

Getting published is every aspiring author’s dream, the focus of enormous energy, hopes and fears. So if that dream comes true, then you can feel as …

21 Things I Wish I'd Known Before I Started Writing: Must-Read Advice for Writers at All Levels

<i>By Robin Black</i><p><i>Offered in the hope of sparing others some of the bumps and bad moments I have experienced over the past thirteen years. . .</i><p>1. …