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Adding Humor to Our Books with Ally Broadfield

Sociologists, anthropologists, and biologists believe that the ability of humans to laugh serves two essential life functions: to lessen tension and anxiety, and to help us bond with others. Both of these are compelling reasons to incorporate humor into your writing. As writers, one of our primary goals is to make an emotional connection with …
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Demystifying Narrative Structure by Romy Sommer

Narrative structure… those words sound terribly intimidating, don’t they? But before you go running for the hills, let me demystify the subject a little for you. Narrative structure isn’t about plotting the life out of your novel, nor is it about following a formula. What it is about is understanding how stories are built. Stories …