Hello, SE friends! Welcome to the first Mae Day of December. As we transition into a new month and approach the end of the year, I thought it an ideal time to talk about “betwixt moments.” Think of them as transitional periods—those fleeting moments when time hangs suspended before hurtling into change. I’ve always been … Continue reading Writing Betwixt #inspiration #creativity
Happy Monday, SEers! You're with Mae today as we wind down to the last week of November. If you live in the U.S., that means it's almost Thanksgiving. I wish you a happy Turkey Day in advance. May it be filled with fun, family, and good food! Earlier this month, I shared a post about … Continue reading Researching Other Time Periods
Hello, SEers. Mae here, kicking off the week with you. Today is Veterans Day in the United States. A time to honor all the men and women who have served in our military. Many of you have family members who have served (or are serving). Others may even write books with military heroes or enjoy … Continue reading Reading and Writing Military Characters
Hi, SeERs. It's another Mae Day on Story Empire. As writers we're always looking for ways to increase our creativity and our productivity, right? Today, I'm sharing several apps that could be helpful in achieving those goals. Please note that I am not affiliated with these in any way. I either use them myself or … Continue reading Cool Apps for Writers
Hi, SeERs! It's another Mae Day on Story Empire 🙂 I know research has been discussed multiple times, including some brilliant posts by my colleagues at SE, but I hope you'll indulge me with my take on the subject. Digging deep into research is something all writers face. No matter your story arc or characters, … Continue reading Research: How deep do you go?