Ciao, SEers. You got me twice in one week this time. Today, I've been tasked with sharing a book that I enjoyed and discussing why. I'm going to do you one better. Actually, I'm going to do you six better. I'm sharing a seven-book series---the Invasion series by Sean Platt and Johnny B. Truant. I … Continue reading Friday Book Share: Invasion Series
Discussing TV Tropes as an idea generator or a writing resource.
Ciao, SEers. Three posts ago, I said I only had three posts left for the year. That was a bit misleading. I only had three "regular" posts left for the year. I didn't include our Friday posts, of which I had one left. This one. The question post. When I think about fiction questions, one comes … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: What if…?
Ciao, SEers. We're wrapping up the series on beginnings, middles, and endings with (shockingly 😉 ) endings. If you missed our earlier discussions, you can find them by clicking the links in the beginning of this paragraph. Novel endings are like novel beginnings in that you have a lot to accomplish in a short amount of … Continue reading Endings
Ciao, SEers. Last time I was here, I promised a discussion of beginnings, middles, and ends. We covered beginnings in the November 5 post. Today, it's time to look at middles. While you have to remember to start your story strong, it’s important to remember that a novel is a marathon, not a sprint. Beginnings … Continue reading Middles