Hi, SEers! It's Mae Day on Story Empire, and I'm here to talk plotting—and fishing. Early in our marriage, my husband introduced me to flounder fishing. That attachment eventually evolved into crabbing, clamming, and a long stretch of boat ownership, but in the beginning, it was all about catching the coveted flounder. I quickly learned … Continue reading Fishing for Plots #Plotting #StoryEmpire #WIPs
Good morning Story Empire readers, P.H. Solomon here with you today with a few questions, and maybe a few answers, about your content development. Do you struggle with developing marketing content for your fiction? Have you spent copious amounts of time creating your book? If you're answers are yes, then read on for a some … Continue reading Dual Use of Fiction Meta-Content Part 1
Hey, SE Readers. Joan with you today. Some of you know I participated in NaNoWriMo back in November. (Thanks, Mae!) In case you aren’t familiar with this annual event, the goal is to write 50,000 new words in a month or 1,667 words per day. Could I accomplish the 50K goal? Last January, I began … Continue reading Lessons From NaNo ~ Planning Ahead
Hi gang. Craig here with you again. Last year sometime, I wrote a series here about The Hero’s Journey. This is a link to PART ONE. Then I went on to write several Expansion Packs. Those are easy enough to find by using the search function at the very bottom of our page. I’m not … Continue reading Expansion Pack: Character Archetypes + a trick
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?