Ask Questions to Find Your Story. Guest post by C.S. Lakin

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I ask a lot of questions in my line of work as a professional manuscript critiquer and copyeditor. Sure, I also give a lot of suggestions and fix badly constructed sentences. But it’s the questions that get to the heart of the story. Asking authors questions helps them get thinking about what they’re writing and why.  So much important information seems to be missing in so many novels—especially first novels by aspiring authors. Novel writing is tricky; there are countless essential components that all need to mesh cohesively. To me, the key to reaching that goal is to ask a lot of questions.   Questions Create Story Starting a novel is asking a question. What if . . .? What would someone … Read More

JordanAsk Questions to Find Your Story. Guest post by C.S. Lakin