Hi, Gang. Craig with you today, and we’re going to do something different. I believe that nearly everything can be a case study of sorts. We get bits and bobs from everything we see, hear, observe, but some things like books, television, and films can help us with story structure. My SE partners are nicer … Continue reading Let’s poke it with a stick
Hello, SEers. I am delighted to be part of The Story Empire group. I have long admired the members and followers and am pleased to now be a part of the team. I feel like a kid who has been looking at penny candy with his nose pressed against the display case glass, and … Continue reading Top Five Mistakes New Authors Make and How to Avoid Them
Good morning, everyone, PH with you here today, wishing you a wonderful day. I don't know how many times something serendipitous happens with you and then you gain a better perspective or find a better way to do something but it happens to me often. Recently, I came across an inconsequential blog post and, as … Continue reading Why Authors Should Read Reviews
Hi, SEers. You're with Mae today with a subject that's been discussed before. Even so, I hope this post brings something new to the table, as the subject is one I feel strongly about. Critique partners are different than beta readers, and both have value. Some writers use both, but most use one or the … Continue reading Finding a Critique Partner
Hello SErs. Harmony here. At the moment, I'm writing a trilogy, and I have a question about how you like for each book in a series to end. Cliffhanger or all tied off and settled? Or something in between? By cliffhanger, I don't mean that the main story arc and thread of the first book … Continue reading How do you like each book in a series to end?