Hi, SEers John here being at the helm on Black Friday. From all of us at Story Empire, we hope you are enjoying the Thanksgiving holiday. Comments are turned off, and we wish you a good time with your family and friends.
Ciao, SEers! Back in 2018, I gave a brief overview of story middles, touching on scenes and sequels and covering the falling and rising actions before the end of the novel. Today, we're going to get a little more in depth and talk about what makes those middles so messy and what makes those boxes … Continue reading Messy Middles and Mystery Boxes
Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. This is a sad day in American history. Fifty-eight years ago, President John F. Kennedy was assassinated in Dallas, Texas. Most who were alive on November 22, 1963, remember that day. It’s like Pearl Harbor for those who were alive on December 7, 1941, or in more recent … Continue reading Writing Historical Fiction
Courtesy of Canva Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about where ideas for stories come from and how to find them. Here’s the definition of idea. “noun any conception existing in the mind as a result of mental understanding, awareness, or activity. a thought, conception, or notion: That is an excellent idea. an impression: He … Continue reading WRITING AND IDEAS
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Hi SErs! Harmony here 🙂 Today, I'd like to talk about how to write Point of View (POV) and how to switch from one to another within the same story. As you have seen, each POV choice comes with its pros and cons. One of the biggest Cons can … Continue reading How to Write Point of View, Part 7, Switching Point of View