Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I am going to share my thoughts on indie publishing versus traditional. What would make a writer forego the traditional road to publication? Why would an author entrust his/her hard-fought creation to the Great Unknown that is the indie publishing industry? The answer, if we’re honest … Continue reading Indie Versus Traditional: The Author’s Dilemma
Hello SE friends, Gwen with you today, and together we will venture further into the theme of diversity. In June, I wrote about including racial diversity in your stories. Here's a link to that post. In July, I focused on financial diversity and offered suggestions which you can read here. Today's topic is PHYSICAL ABILITY. … Continue reading Characters and Diversity. Part 3 – PHYSICAL ABILITY
Image courtesy of Tumisu via Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, I'd like to talk about Backstory Delivery in a prologue. Here's a link to the previous post on Does Your Story Need a Prologue? So far in this post series we've looked at what a prologue … Continue reading How to Use Prologues, Part 5, Backstory Delivery
Hello Story Empire friends, Gwen with you today. Last month I initiated a series on including diversity in our stories. I explained that I would address the topic through personal experiences. The first post focused on race; you can read it here if interested. This post looks at diversity in terms of financial status. Similar … Continue reading Characters and Diversity. Part 2 – Wealth
Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I am going to share some brief thoughts on writing those things in which the author may not believe—or even agree with. Can we, as authors, write about those things in which we don’t believe? I honestly never gave much thought to such a notion—until a … Continue reading Write What You Know? Not Always!