Hello, SeERs! You're with Mae today for a discussion on the unrepentant character. The difficult one. The problem child. The-how-the-heck-did-he/she-turn-out-that-way individual. We’ve all encountered them. It’s that individual you’ve already pre-determined is going to act a certain way, but who ends up doing the opposite. I like creating flawed characters, and that blurs the line. My heroes aren’t … Continue reading The Unrepentant Character
Hi, SEers. It’s Mae Day on Story Empire. Can you believe October is in full swing? In a short while, we’ll be handing out Halloween goodies to ghosts and goblins during trick-or-treat. I hope you’ve been having a Spooktacular month. If you want to add to your fall fun, be sure to check out Story … Continue reading Ready, Set, Go! #writingsprints
Good morning to all the Story Empire readers, PH here today with a new series for authors. You may find yourself, especially as a new author, with a lot of questions about how to approach your writing and how to go about establishing yourself. There are quite a number of essential needs you will have … Continue reading Author Essentials Part 1: The Domain
SEers, you can do it! Mae here with you today to tell you that you CAN crush NaNoWriMo! If anyone is not familiar with the abbreviation, NaNoWriMo stands for National Novel Write Month which happens every November. The goal is to write a 50K novel in 30 days. Accomplish that and you "win." What do … Continue reading Prepare to Crush NaNoWriMo!
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?