In this article, originally posted on her blog, our favorite writing coach, Marisa Goudy, shares one of the most common reasons our writing doesn't always get along with its intended audience. Whether you're a writer-by-trade, or whether you are a solo practitioner or business owner, the energy shared between you and your audience is paramount.
Keep reading for Marisa's tips on how to make sure the two jive.
Do you and your ideal reader speak the same language?
The fighting is over, but it’s not quite time for kiss and make up. It’s that tender, in-between time when neither is ready to dissolve into love but both are grateful that the crisis has passed.
If you’re watching the sort of movie that allows the characters to take a breath between the plate throwing and the shot of the heap of clothes on the floor, there might be a song to move the action away from conflict and toward romance.
Any director worth her salt would say “we need a song that feels like ‘Let’s Stay Together.’ But obviously we need to pick to something less… obvious.”
Thing is, sometimes real life is just that cheesy and obvious.