Heather Webb

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When the Gazillionth Pass Through Your Manuscript Tries to Kill You by Heather Webb

How many drafts does it take for you to get your story the way you want it? Two? Ten? A gazillion? If option three rings a bell, this post is for you. Please welcome back […]

Anti-Heroes: Why Devious is so Delectable by Heather Webb

Author and RU contributor Heather Webb talks about the allure of the anti-hero, the guy you want to hate and yet can’t stop thinking about… I don’t watch much TV. In fact, I binge on one […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – July 7th to July 12th, 2014

We’ve got four great lectures lined up for you this week, so get yourself a frosty one, pull up a lounge chair, and join us!  Monday, July 7th – Editor Heather Webb presents: Anti-Heroes: Why […]

Editor Heather Webb – Making Characters Unforgettable a.k.a. Character Arc

If I ask you who your favorite character is in a book or movie, who pops into your head? And why? Heather Webb tells us about character arcs and making YOUR characters as unforgettable as […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule – March 10th to March 14th

It’s time to spring forward! Here’s our line-up for this week… Monday, March 10th – RU contributor Handsome Hansel returns  Wednesday, March 12th –  Editor and author Heather Webb Friday, March 14th – How to Use […]

Character Motivation Part Two—Discerning Motivation, Actions, Goals with Heather Webb

Your characters need layers right? Right – otherwise they’re just cardboard cutout characters, and who wants that? Heather Webb shows us how to make our characters better, stronger, faster. =) For Part One, we talked […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule Dec 30-Jan 3

Mon, Dec 30 – You won’t want to miss the Adam Firestone post on Monday! From guns to ammo and tanks to bullet wounds, Adam knows it all! His topic for Monday is “The Myth […]

Character Motivation Part One: Using Your Inner Critic to Shape Your Protagonist By Heather Webb

Freelance editor and RU contributor Heather Webb tackles part one of a series on Character Motivation. Mark your calendars – she’ll be back with part two on January 3, 2014. I wrote a post at […]

Weekly Lecture Schedule October 28 – November 2, 2013

Our end-of-October schedule is packed, with the exception of Halloween. No tricks up our sleeves, just plenty of treats! Monday, October 28 – Author MICHELLE MCLEAN explains “How to Write With Authority.” Wednesday, October 30 […]

Beating the Sloggy, Saggy, Soggy Middle with Heather Webb

RU contributor and editor Heather Webb returns with fantastic advice on tackling the muddling middle of a story.  Hello, Heather! Something horrible happens when I hit the middle of a first draft. The middle is just…the […]

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