OUTLINE your novel or don’t?

June 2nd, 2016 by Wilmar Luna

Hey guys, Wow it’s been a long time since the last blog hasn’t it? Well, when you’re busy rewriting almost a year’s worth of work into a stronger, tighter, more cohesive story, you don’t have much time to blog. Also, there wasn’t anything to talk about. Sure I read some books, maybe could’ve written some… Read the Rest »

Writing is harder than you think

February 4th, 2016 by Wilmar Luna

When it comes to creativity. Writing is the one craft that, in comparison to other mediums, doesn’t cost a lot of money. Yes, you may end up paying anywhere from $100-3,000 dollars for book cover artwork and editing, but how much would you pay to produce a movie? If you want to produce music, you… Read the Rest »

How to know when a scene sucks

December 4th, 2014 by Wilmar Luna

Sorry guys, meant to post this blog last month and totally forgot that I had written it! Here it is, sorry for the delay. Last month I wrote a scene where Cindy is in the hospital and is fading in and out of consciousness. This is directly after the robbery scene I had shared in… Read the Rest »

Writing the Re-write: Re-read

October 16th, 2014 by Wilmar Luna

Now that we’ve got our calendar, let’s continue with the next phase of the re-write pre-production process. Re-reading your work.   If you’re an author who only has one book under his or her belt, this step won’t apply to you. But then again, if you’re an author already re-writing your first book after it’s… Read the Rest »

Writing the Re-write: Timeline

October 9th, 2014 by Wilmar Luna

Okay, welcome to the first official blog entry of Behind the Scenes: Re-writing Silver. If you’re interested in the behind the scenes of writing a book, this blog is for you. For this entry, I want to discuss the prep work needed before putting even a single letter on the screen. The first thing you… Read the Rest »