Tip: Watch your pacing. For an intense scene, keep sentences shorter, stronger. For a relaxed scene, you can relax the sentences, making them longer and more flowing.

Thought: “Every creator painfully experiences the chasm between his inner vision and its ultimate expression.” – Isaac Bashevis Singer.

Teaser: Your character has $100.00 to live on for the month. What does s/he do? What time period is it and what country is s/he in? A hundred dollars goes much further in 1805 than in 2005 and means something different in the jungles of South American than New York City.