Hi, SEers! It's Mae Day on Story Empire, and I'm here to talk plotting—and fishing. Early in our marriage, my husband introduced me to flounder fishing. That attachment eventually evolved into crabbing, clamming, and a long stretch of boat ownership, but in the beginning, it was all about catching the coveted flounder. I quickly learned … Continue reading Fishing for Plots #Plotting #StoryEmpire #WIPs
Hi, SEers. You’re with Mae today for a look at writing action scenes. Of all the types of scenes that go into constructing a novel, I used to dread action the most. Not so much these days, but they're still the scenes I tweak and re-tweak most during editing. When writing an action scene, there … Continue reading Tips for Writing Action Scenes
Hello, SEers. Mae here, leading off a splashy announcement. If you've followed Story Empire for any length of time, you know we don't post on Tuesdays. But we have something so exciting to share we simply couldn't wait for our regular schedule. Our blog has been growing—thanks to all of our wonderful readers—and as a … Continue reading A Special Announcement from Story Empire
Hi, SEers! Mae here on a cold February day. If you happen to live in the southern hemisphere and are enjoying beautiful temperate weather, please bottle some and send it up north! Winter doldrums aside, I thought it would be interesting to take a look at learning. Bear with me as I make the loop … Continue reading What is Your Style of Learning?
Hi, SE readers! It’s Mae Day on Story Empire, and I’m delighted you dropped in for a visit. Whether you’ve written a book/books or are in the process of writing one,there will likely be a point when you want to take part in a presentation, book signing, or book club. Let’s take a quick look … Continue reading Presentations, Book Signings, Book Clubs