Only one of these character types should have a POV.
It's probably cause of the hero's dad or something.
Submitted by Sophia González, answered
Tension isn't the only thing a plot needs.
Submitted by Stephen, answered
How to make characters shiny and new!
A protagonist death can make the audience rage-quit. Is it worth it?
Submitted by Kai, answered
If the hero isn't doing anything, the reader will be bored.
Some techniques are tempting, but dangerous.
Disconnected scenes are rarely worth keeping.
Submitted by Chris, answered
Create excitement on your own terms.
Prequels are usually bad, even when authors try their best.
Submitted by AlgaeNymph, answered
When a writer tries for cute and gets something else entirely.
Does your novel properly imitate a movie-going experience?
This common model for stories can be helpful, but it can also hold writers back.
Now don't kiss. Stop it!
When the heart wants two different things.