Hi Gang, Craig here today. Put on your tinfoil hats, because I’m about to create a wormhole in the writing world. Once Upon a time, I wrote a series about The Hero's Journey, also known as the Writing Monomyth. It was fun, I got some good comments, then I came up with various expansion packs … Continue reading Character Archetypes: The Hero
Hi, Gang, Craig with you again. I need to come up with a post, and this one has been gnawing at me for a while now. Recently, I struggled with a section of a draft I'm working on, and the best solution was to just write it. It came out pretty good, so I'm taking … Continue reading Finding your author’s voice
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 with you again today. I’ve been pondering word counts lately. There are multiple reasons, both personally and from a marketing standpoint. On a personal basis, I tend to write short. This stems from my professional background where concise is important. I have more room in fiction, and I’m slowly getting there. Part … Continue reading The long and short of it