Hi gang, Craig here with you again. An understanding of story structure is important to our efforts, and I’m taking on one of the biggest ones. I’ll have to break this into several posts so it doesn’t get out of hand. One of the things I’ve learned is that we get the same information over … Continue reading That hero’s journey, monomyth thingie
Hey, SEers! This is one of those months with five Fridays in it. That means today is a group post. The theme for today is Favorite Book Written and Why. We're each going to tell you our personal favorite. We encourage you to share yours in the comments. Ciao, amici! Staci here. It was hard to pick … Continue reading Bonus Friday: Favorite Book
Hi Gang, Craig with you again. You’ll hear authors talk pretty frequently about how their characters take over and improve the story beyond what they had outlined. When this happens its magical, and one of the best parts of being a writer. In a classroom explanation, your character has to change over the course of … Continue reading Nudging that magic along
Hello and happy Friday to all the Story Empire readers. P. H. Solomon here today with our post about covers. Normally, one of us shares something about some covers we like and why. Today, I wanted to veer a bit from just sharing a cover into the how and why of a cover design. Of … Continue reading How Do Covers Become Covers?
Hi, gang. Craig here again, and this Friday assignment is a writing question. It’s kind of an audience participation thing, so I hope we can engage in the comments. This is a favorite game of authors everywhere. Let’s cast the movie to go along with our novels. I used to get more performers a few … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Cast the Movie