Hi Gang, Craig with you again. Time for another Expansion Pack that ties in with The Hero’s Journey, also known as the Writing Monomyth. This time we’re dealing with our villains. Before you go all feral on me, there are some stories where the antagonist isn’t a human. Man vs Nature, Man vs Self, that … Continue reading Expansion Pack: The Villain’s Journey + The Monster
Hello SErs. Harmony here. My current WIP is the first time I've written first draft without doing any editing. None at all. At first, I found it tough. But by now, having reached near the end, I've seen how useful it can be ... even a life saver. Early on, a character called Jenny popped … Continue reading Careful Who You Kill
Hello, SEers. Mae here with you today. Recently, I’ve been thinking about stories I wrote when I was younger. Much, much younger. It made me realize how long I’ve been creating characters and worlds—with zero breaks in between. The first story I wrote happened when I was six. It was for a class assignment, but … Continue reading Are Writers Born or Made?
Happy Friday to all the Story Empire readers! Today I'm veering a bit off course from a regular post format at the end of the work week into the topic of managing a newsletter to gain better results (hopefully). I'm relying on some recent information, some of which is from my mass mailing provider, Mailerlite, … Continue reading How to Tweak Your Newsletter