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Posts tagged ‘painting and writing’

Writing spice for your reading pleasure

I’m always looking for a dose of writing spice. Here are three posts for your reading pleasure.

In Write the Way Vermeer Paints (Or What I Learned from Girl in Hyacinth Blue), Tim Kane writes about the techniques of the old masters and how they relate to writing.

Next, how would you define your entire story in two sentences? Find out from Nick Thacker in this guest post for WordPlay, How to Write a Novel in Two Sentences.

Finally, learn about how to build settings into your stories by reading Jody Hedlund’s take on Seven Setting Basics that can Bring a Story to Life.