Team HTBM — Caitlyn and SWORN

My first pick as a PitchWars ninja mentor was Caitlyn (C.H.) McFarland's SWORN. Besides the fact that she is an awesome person, I picked her entry because . . . 1- DRAGONS. (Or, as her human MC frequently says, "FREAKING DRAGONS!") ¬†They're contemporary dragons who can turn into humans. Dude, dragons in jeans and hoodies! … Continue reading Team HTBM — Caitlyn and SWORN

Team “Here There Be Monsters” Homework — Backstory, Showing, Rhetoricals, and Thoughts

This is the homework assignment I have sent to my mentees. Today's topics are: - Backstory - Showing, not telling - Cutting rhetorical questions - Getting rid of unnecessary thoughts (particularly of the italicized variety) 1) First, read the two blog posts below 2) Apply them to your MS's like your life depends on it! … Continue reading Team “Here There Be Monsters” Homework — Backstory, Showing, Rhetoricals, and Thoughts