We've been teaching you how to succeed as novelists, but now it's time to go a different direction: What are some foolproof ways for you to fail as a writer? Oren and Shayla teach you everything you need to know. Be prepared for a writing exercise!
Critique feedback due for:
If you've never given feedback before, check out our critique feedback guidelines to help you. Want to have your story/chapter critiqued? Come to this workshop to get your name on the list.
Also, we'll be discussing how things went with your accountability partner. Be sure to spend these next few days acting as a cheerleader to your partner.
Finally, thanks to Gary Medina's excellent class on Triumphantly Real Heroes, here's a blog post to help you find some flaws for your protagonist: Character Flaws: Adding Depth to Your Character. We also highly recommend The Negative Trait Thesaurus by Angela Ackerman.