Hi SEers! Denise here to talk about supporting our fellow writers. Have you ever wished people would be more supportive of your writing? Or wonder how to help other writers? I know I have. An author's body of work can vary, including novels, short stories, nonfiction, poetry, articles, or blogs. One thing they all have … Continue reading HOW TO SUPPORT YOUR FELLOW WRITER
BIRTH ORDER and CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: the middle child
Hello, Story Empire friends, Gwen with you today to focus on birth order and character development. Last month we considered the traits of the firstborn in the family. Here’s a link to that post. Today, our target is the middle child. Let’s dive in … Most of our stories include families. When we refer to the older … Continue reading BIRTH ORDER and CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT: the middle child
Celebrate the Day of Awesomeness
Hi SEers. John with you on this TGIF Fri-Yay. This is the second time in a row I had planned to do more on humor but found something a little better. Do you know what day this is? This is the Day of Awesomeness. That’s right, March 10 is a day to recognize and celebrate … Continue reading Celebrate the Day of Awesomeness
Story Verbing Part 1
Greetings, Story Empire mavens! Today’s post starts a two-parter on the nuances of choosing effective verbs to enhance description. Sure, it sounds simple, but you might be impressed with the possibilities. Per my pattern, this post starts with the basics so Part 2 next month will let us explore, play, experiment, brainstorm, innovate—pick some cool … Continue reading Story Verbing Part 1
The Forced Inspiration of Daily Word Counts!
Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I’m discussing daily word counts and forced inspiration. I’ve seen it on many blogs, in Facebook groups, and in tweets across the internet: Authors boasting of daily word counts. “I force myself to write at least a thousand words per day,” one claims. Another swears by … Continue reading The Forced Inspiration of Daily Word Counts!
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