Hey all, happy Valentine's Day and all that goes with it. Craig here today, and how the heck did I draw February 14th in the rotation? We have a number of romance authors, and even erotica authors here at Story Empire, but somehow you got the speculative fiction guy. So, we aren't touching romance with … Continue reading The hero’s journey, and the real world
Hello SErs! Already, we're a week into 2018. I hope you've all gotten off to a great start. For today's post, I'd like to take a look at showing rather than telling. How you choose to write your narrative can make a huge difference to your finished book. It can make the difference between grabbing … Continue reading Show Me Yours …
Hello SEers and Happy Thanksgiving! I hope everyone has a great holiday! Last week, Staci Troilo shared some fantastic insights for increasing your word-count. There must have been some sort of kismet between us because I was dealing with the same topic as I try to ramp up my word count. Here are some tips … Continue reading Just How Many Words Can You Wordsmith? Follow-up Tips!
Hello SErs! Harmony here 🙂 How are you all? Today, I thought I'd take a look at how to avoid your book reading as if it has personality disorder. What do I mean by that? Basically, this is what happens if your writing jumps between character Point of View (POV) without any indication. In common … Continue reading Personality Disorder
Today's Story Empire topic: Discover layouts in Scrivener, how they are used, the Layout Manager, and tips for navigating your writing project development. Introduction Hello to all the Story Empire readers! As promised in my last post regarding Scrivener and book series development, today we'll take a look at using layouts. This is a handy … Continue reading 5 Tips to Use Scrivener’s Layout Manager to Guide Your Writing