Hi SEers, John is with you today. I hope you are looking forward to a great weekend. I know I am. Today’s post is all about providing some perspective on those times when no matter how much a writer knows they should get to their writing, they just dread it. I have had those … Continue reading What Can be Done If the Desire to Write is Missing.
Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about writing what you know. This may be advice you’ve received as a writer. I know I heard it in writing classes and applied that idea to my settings. I live in a forest and have spent a lot of time at the ocean, so I am familiar with … Continue reading WRITING AND WHAT YOU KNOW
Image by Gerd Altmann from Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, I'd like to talk about how to write Point of View (POV), and how to use your chosen lens, when employing an unreliable narrator in your story. The First Person lens/POV choice has often been touted … Continue reading How to Write Point of View, Part 9, The Unreliable Narrator and POV
Hi SEers. John with you today. This is the first Story Empire post of 2022. Let me wish you all a prosperous and Happy New Year. (Maybe I’m the last to do that, but the sentiment remains) The new year means many things to all of us. But to those of us who … Continue reading Writing Goals for the New Year
Hi, Gang. Craig here again today with another one of my Expansion Packs. I stole the idea from some video games who offer additional levels, or new scenarios for download. In this case, I’m throwing back to my series on Three Act Structure. Outside those three acts, there are occasionally a couple of other sections. … Continue reading Expansion Pack: Prologs and Epilogs