Integrating romance into genre fiction can be a tricky endeavor. Why would you want to? And how should you do it?
A storyline will shift and change as you begin writing and dive deeper into the story. Switching your perspective and the protagonist can produce an entirely different narrative. Just imagine if Harry Potter was written in first person point of view or even from the mind of Voldemort. While outlining a piece of writing, deciding […]
Every writer gets it. The dreaded writer’s block. You finally get some time to yourself. Time to stretch your mind and make some progress on your latest project. And then, nothing. Your mind fights with itself, running in circles and refusing to allow progress. There are a lot of ways to fight writer’s block. Here […]
Hey Y’all, Did you know that last week close to 2 MILLION people filed for UNEMPLOYMENT? [Per Washington Post] This number is MIND BLOWING!! We honestly don’t have time to debate with people, we don’t have time to hate. We don’t have time to get distracted. We have to stay focus on what we need […]
There are many things to figure out when creating a story. Where does it take place? What’s going on? Why are your characters involved? One of the most important aspects to figure out is something that can be deceivingly difficult; your character’s names. Naming a character can be a walk in the park for some, but others can struggle to find that perfect name.
Writers Helping Writers: Not sure how much brainstorming needs to go into each character? You’re not alone. It’s a struggle for many, and unfortunately, there’s no single “right” answer. It really depends on the character’s importance in the story, their function or role, and the writer’s own process. A rule of thumb might be to […]
6. Always share your work with the intent to help, comfort, encourage, or call someone to act or change.