Hi gang, Craig here today. One thing good fiction requires is a bit of turmoil. Your main character has to have something unsettling going on in his or her life. I write speculative fiction, so it’s fairly easy to give an example or two. I could dive right into an alien invasion or zombie apocalypse … Continue reading Turmoil
Hi, Folks! Hope your day is going well so far, you’ve been staying safe and healthy at home, and you’re now ready for another #WhyWriteWrong post. 😊 LET’S GET THIS SHOW ON THE ROAD! As you might imagine, I have loads of these misunderstood words and phrases at hand, because many of us … Continue reading #WhyWriteWrong?
Hello SErs. Harmony here. As promised, here is part eleven in the post series dedicated to taking a step-by-step look at how to get your finished manuscript from your computer and on sale on Amazon in both ebook and paperback. If you'd like to take a look back at the previous posts in this series, … Continue reading How to Publish with KDP: Part Eleven
Hello, SE readers! Mae with you today. If you’re a writer, at some point or another, you’ve probably considered using a pen name. Authors use pen names for various reasons ranging from privacy, to branding, to multi-genre writing. Privacy is huge, especially in an online world where self-promotion is all but mandatory. I admit I’ve … Continue reading Pen Names: The Good, the Bad, the Ugly
Good morning to all the Story Empire readers, PH here today with a topic you may not have thought about but probably should. I've touched on this subject in posts about using your meta-content (story bible) for dual purposes, but I wanted to revisit the idea of reader guides and the variety of information that … Continue reading A Deeper Look at Reader Guides