Tuesday, March 29, 2005

HOW TO BECOME A SUCCESSFUL WRITER

This quote is taken from the Romance Writer Report March issue.

THAT SOMETHING SPECIAL
Ten Tips on HOw to Become a Successful Writer
by Patricia Kay


"James N. Frey in How to Write a Damn Good NovelII says, voice is the "who" that tells the tale--the persona you assume when you seit down to writer. Frey says a strong narrative voice creates a feeling in the reader that the writer knwos what he or she is talking about. It creates trust. It lets the reader relax the critical faculty and go with the flow of words. He says in nonfiction, a strong narrative voice is created by tone and a command of facts. In fiction, a strong narrative voice is created by tone and a command of detail."


#5 Make Point of View Work for You
"When it comes to craft, the mastery of point of view (POV) is probably the single most important skill a writer can acquire."

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