research Archives - David Michael Williams

22 07, 2014

What to do when writing tips contradict

2019-10-03T18:01:24-05:00July 22, 2014|Categories: Writing Tips|Tags: , , , , , |

Since no two minds work precisely the same way, no two writers are going to approach planning, plot structure, character development, research, writing, and editing exactly the same way. A method that works for one author might result in utter failure for another.

19 03, 2013

Choose your own adventure (please!)

2019-09-30T19:06:25-05:00March 19, 2013|Categories: Work in Progress|Tags: , , , , , , |

Remember those old Choose Your Own Adventure books? The ones where you controlled a character’s destiny and guided the direction of the narrative? I’m conducting an experiment that brings that old series of children’s books to mind...

20 03, 2012

Finding time to write

2019-09-30T14:51:25-05:00March 20, 2012|Categories: News|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

At a recent guest lecture on self-publishing, a fellow attendee asked the featured speaker if she had any advice for someone who is working full time and doesn’t have four to six hours a day to devote to writing.

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