Writing bilingual characters

How to write a realistic bilingual character now

As a bilingual person, it is really funny to read books in which a bilingual character is written by an author who only speaks his mother tongue. One of the most common mistakes you see is this kind of conversation: “Hi! How are you?”“Tutto bene, thank you”“…what?”“OH sorry. I get confused sometimes” Sorry to break the myth but that’s not …

How to create a timeline to outline your story

How to create a timeline to outline your story

There are many ways to outline your story, some more efficient than others. A very useful method that I also used for my book is to use the timeline. The timeline gives you a clearer idea of which events should happen before the others. It would help you enormously to choose a narrative structure with this method, but it is …