You want to write in order to share a story with the world. While it would be nice to put yourself out there and have your work be well-received by all who can get their hands on it, it’s more likely that some people will better suited to being your readers than others. The group… Continue reading Choosing an audience
Your life as a writer involves building a lot of worlds for your characters to populate. Maybe some of these are like our own, but others may be very different. Regardless, you will need to determine the most effective way to tell your story to the reader, and a fair amount of this will involve… Continue reading World Building Basics
You love to write, and you relish the idea of taking a seat at your desk and pounding out a good story. However, it can be easy for other parts of your life to get in the way of this. To make sure you keep writing, you will need to make this part of your… Continue reading How to keep life from getting in the way of your writing
You have an idea, and you can’t wait to flesh it out a bit. Maybe you have a simple premise that you are getting ready to make into something amazing, or maybe you have details hammered out already. Whatever step you are at the process, you will have to check for plausibility along the way.… Continue reading Creating rules in a fictional world
There are a lot of things to write about, and some subjects will jump out at you and beg for your attention. Others will require a bit more discipline to get out of you, and still, there will be those subjects that none of us would like to write about but yet still need to… Continue reading Writing about tough topics
You want to write, and you want to make sure the readers you’re looking for will be able to access your writing. This means that you will need to give your audience a way to find you. Choosing a genre allows your work to stand beside others that some similarities, so readers can seek out… Continue reading Choosing a genre
Writing. It sounds simple enough, doesn’t it? Put a pen to some paper and see what comes out. Tap on the keyboard for a while and print the pages. Just about anyone can do that. In fact, the act of physically writing is quite simple. It’s the act of writing well that can be troubling.… Continue reading Writing…Easy, Right?