Hi SEers. John with you again. I hope you had a great weekend and am rearing to go this Monday morning. Grab a cup of coffee and join me in a discussion about character gestures. (I know not the most exciting thing for a Monday morning.) Most of you don’t know that my books … Continue reading Gestures and Dialogue – A Perfect Show Don’t Tell Team.
Hello, SE’ers John with you again. Today’s discussion is about editing. I’m currently doing a run-through of the first draft of my WIP, so editing is a top-of-mind subject to me. I must admit that editing is not my first choice of tasks for the writing process. Creating a story and running like the wind … Continue reading What I Enjoy About Editing
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. 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, SEers John with you again. Here we are in Mid-December with only ten more days until Christmas. I don’t know about you, but I have not finished my shopping yet, so I better get cracking. So, as you can see by the headline, I’m going to talk about one of the latest scams we … Continue reading Book to Movie Scam – My Experience