Hello SEers! Mae here to chat about what else—writing. We all have our favorite spots for composing. Mine include my den (especially in the winter because it has an electric fireplace), and sitting outside on the covered patio in warm weather. Occasionally, I might camp out at the kitchen table with my Mac or pack … Continue reading No Pen, Will Travel
The first step in writing your masterpiece is idea generation. Without that initial spark of creativity, wherever it comes from, there’s no story. But is it the most crucial part? If the spark can’t be developed past its initial interesting premise, it’s no more than a compelling tidbit. By all means, save it in your inspiration file, but don’t waste your time trying to turn it into something it can never be. The following is a tutorial on going from inspiration to inception.
Good morning story Empire readers, PH with you today, continuing the series of posts which helps you create marketing material as you develop your book. I call this process dual usage of your meta-comment content (based on your story bible, if you will). Meta-content is basically any content use or create specifically for your book … Continue reading Dual-Use of Meta-Content Part 5: World Building
A dozen go-to sources for starting or brainstorming story ideas.
Good morning Story Empire readers, PH here with you today following up on my previous posts regarding dual use of the meta-content you generate when developing your books. If you would like to read the previous posts for this series, you can find them here and here. Continuing from last time when I got into … Continue reading Dual Use of Meta-content Part 3: Reader Guides