Welcome to Critique Circle

New To Critique Circle?
Sign up for a free account and become a member in seconds!
What is Critique Circle all about?
What do our members say?
Some Statistics
Already have an account?
Sign in to access member functions

Trouble signing in?
Forgot your password?

The Critique Circle Blog
 Advancing the plot -- by Karla Brandenburg  New Blog!
Today at 08:25

While background information and a character's history, or backstory, is important to a novel, when it doesn't advance the story forward, it can be the difference between someone who reads a novel in one sitting and someone who might take days to slog through it (or decide not to finish it because the author keeps straying from the action). If the proverbial restaurant doesn't have anything to do with advancing the plot, leave it out of the story.  [more...]

Member submitted content is © individual members.
Other material is ©2003-2015 critiquecircle.com
Back to top