Hi, SE Readers. Joan here today. We’ve all heard of similes and metaphors. Most of us have probably used them in our writing at some point. Using a simile or metaphor is an easy way to describe a character’s personality or what they are feeling. Both similes and metaphors are used to make comparisons, but … Continue reading Using Similes and Metaphors
Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 While today's topic might, at first glance, seem basic and obvious, it has more to it than what shows on the surface. For certain, when I wrote my first book, I didn't think about paragraph structure or use at all. I just wrote. And then my learning curve began. In … Continue reading How to Use a Paragraph
Hi gang, Craig here again with another Expansion Pack. These are designed to enhance the series I wrote about The Hero’s Journey, also known as the Writing Monomyth. It’s worth repeating that none of the Expansion Pack material is required for your stories. These are just as advertised. If you want to get a bit … Continue reading Expansion Pack: The Egg Scene
Hello SErs. Harmony here. While P H Solomon is our resident expert on all things Scrivener, today I'd like to share a tool that I came across earlier this year, and it has made such a difference to me. ... Also, it stops my work area looking like the the picture to the left! LOL. … Continue reading How to Set Project Targets in Scrivener
Hello, SEers! Mae here with you today as we enter a new month. Happy first day of July! In June, I raised the question "are writers born or made?" Today, I want to follow up with another question: can the writing gene be inherited? Think about the Bronte sisters. Neither parent was a writer, though … Continue reading Can the Writing Gene be Inherited?