Hi, SEers! You’re with Mae today. Thank you for joining me for part three of my series on dual timeline novels. Part One provided an introduction, while Part Two offered a look at character development. Today, we’re going to explore timeframes. Image from Deposit Photos When developing your characters, you probably started thinking about timeframes. … Continue reading Elements of a Dual Timeline Novel: Timeframes and Settings
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Elements of a Dual Timeline Novel: Character Development
Hi, SEers! Welcome to the another Mae Day on Story Empire! In my last post, I gave a brief introduction to dual timeline novels. Now I’d like to tackle the elements involved in each.Today is all about characters.I’ll start this post by saying I’m a plantser. That’s part plotter with a lot of pantsing tossed … Continue reading Elements of a Dual Timeline Novel: Character Development
A Glimpse at Dual Timeline Novels
Hi, SEers! Happy first day of Spring! You’re with Mae today. For my next few posts, I’d like to talk about dual timeline novels. I’m sure most of you are familiar with them. Some of you, have likely even written a dual timeline book. Story Empire's own Joan Hall wrote a post about using timelines, … Continue reading A Glimpse at Dual Timeline Novels
Creating Character Voice
Hi, SEers. Welcome to another Mae Day on Story Empire. Thanks for joining me for a discussion on character voice. As authors, we know the importance of giving our characters a distinctive voice. This shouldn't only apply to dialogue, but also inner thought and narrative prose. When you’re in character POV, the reader should hear the … Continue reading Creating Character Voice
Social Media: Is it Time to Cut Yourself Some Slack?
Hi, SEers! Welcome to the first Mae Day post of 2023. I hope your holidays were spent with loved ones and filled with good cheer! Yes, it’s a New Year, and you know what that means—resolutions, right? Let’s not go there—because seriously—how many resolutions are actually kept? Cut yourself some slack with a kinder ideology … Continue reading Social Media: Is it Time to Cut Yourself Some Slack?
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