Hello, SEers. Mae here today with a look at Idea Storms. Recently, I was in my family room, comfy on the couch, plugging away on blog posts, when I realized something spectacular was happening outside. The weather had been unusually hot and, as often happens during summer, a pop-up thunderstorm rolled into the area. The counties to … Continue reading The Idea Storm #writing #creativity
Hello, SEers. It’s Mae Day on Story Empire, and I’d like to lead off with a question: When are you at your most creative? Are you a morning lark or a night owl? Our internal clock works off the light/dark cycle of Earth, meaning our circadian rhythm operates on a twenty-four period. Some people have … Continue reading When Are You at Your Most Creative? #writing #creativethinking
Hello, SEers. Mae here with you today. Recently, I’ve been thinking about stories I wrote when I was younger. Much, much younger. It made me realize how long I’ve been creating characters and worlds—with zero breaks in between. The first story I wrote happened when I was six. It was for a class assignment, but … Continue reading Are Writers Born or Made?
Hello to all the Story Empire readers. PH here today, getting ready for Thanksgiving! No, this isn't a themed post. Instead, I'm here to help anyone out there who needs a start with Scrivener and just can't figure out what to do with it. I’ve seen several comments from other writers over the last few … Continue reading How to Begin Using Scrivener
Every November is the month when NaNoWriMo hosts its month-long writing event where authors attempt to write an entire first draft of a book over 30 days. NaNoWriMo stand for National Novel Writing Month and anyone can join. NaNoWriMo teams with Scrivener to encourage the effort and you can begin preparation with some learning and … Continue reading Plan for NaNoWriMo Success with Scrivener