Good morning and Merry Christmas, Story Empire readers! PH here again today with another author essentials post. Previous topics covered domain name creation, email address usage and establishing your website. Click on any of the links to catch up in the series and find out more about those author essentials. Today I wanted to cover … Continue reading Author Essentials Part 4: The Budget
Ciao, amici! I wanted to discuss idea generation today. I've always known this was a possibility (and maybe I've even subconsciously done this before), but after a long discussion---and subsequent project assignment---at work, I thought I'd bring it up here. At work, we're all doing an exercise where we're given a very generic outline to write … Continue reading Idea Generation: Some of the Work is Done for You
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?
Hello SErs. Harmony here. Today, I have a question for you >>> How do you write what you can't know? Or, more to the point, how do you write it convincingly? My current WIP is set aboard an interstellar spaceship hurtling through outer space. In this kind of situation, I cannot possibly stick to the … Continue reading How Do You Write What You Can’t Know?
Hi, gang. Craig here again with another of my Expansion packs. These are intended to enhance your stories without being absolute requirements. They mix in well with the series I wrote about The Hero’s Journey, also known as the Writing Monomyth. I have to confess, I’ve only dabbled with this one and have no good … Continue reading Expansion Pack: Fanatic Fans