November 6, 2019

Dramatic action involves things as menial as a smile or as exciting as a sword fight. To be honest, most writers have this narrative type down. The one thing that many writers forget to do is return to it.

May 14, 2019

In the past, I spent a lot of time freelancing my editing and design service to authors. Bear Hill has been my full-time job for over a year now, but for a short time I will be freelancing my services again!

There is a pet project I am saving up for that is separate fro...

April 5, 2019

We start today with a look at the skill building techniques and tools that will become part of your ongoing growth as a writer. These are things that you'll want to use continuously throughout your career. In this post you will find out how to tap into your creati...

March 29, 2019

Scenes are there to display the important moments of your plot. That's it. If they don't do that, then they shouldn't be in your novel. But, another problem many authors run into is the scene that moves the plot but then repeats itself.

March 28, 2019

Series A Contents:

  1. Introduction to the Levels of 'Show

  2. POV

  3. Components of Narrative Storytelling

  4. Narrative Type Part 1: Dialogue

  5. Narrative Type Part 2: Dramatic Action

  6. Narrative Type Part 3: Exposition 

  7. Narrative Type Part 4: Pacing & Rh...

March 22, 2019

Without hesitation, she looked the potential buyer square in the eye and said, "Well, I really want this book to be successful. So, I made it good." That’s it. No lengthy explanation of what it was about or her experiences as a new author. The customer laug...

March 16, 2019

I have searched high and low for a self-published gem just waiting to be plucked from obscurity, lifted into the light, and rejoiced. But alas, I cannot find one. I have officially reviewed, and researched, and read so many terrible books in the last few months that I&...

March 16, 2019

Series can be a lot of fun to write, and they give fantasy authors ample opportunity to build the most epic of epic worlds and stories. But, with more opportunity for success comes more opportunity for trouble.