Hello, Story Empire readers! Today, I'd like to cover a topic about Scrivener that may help a few of you out when you didn't know you needed help. A while back, I wrote on this blog about using Auto-complete and Keywords. Today, I'm going to expand on those tools in regard to developing a series … Continue reading 4 Ways to Pack the Power of Scrivener into Your Series
Craig here today. I've said many times that the rules of writing fiction are more guidelines. I was struck recently with how many novels feature a main character who is an author. Therefore: Today's topic is, "Write What you Know." Okay, I just said they're more like guidelines, so if you want a main character … Continue reading You know stuff, use it
If you've been reading my posts here, you know that I love a good analogy. Today is no different, and we're going to talk about the three legged stool of writing. Think of the seat like it's your story. That's the only part someone is likely to consider if they sit on the stool, and … Continue reading The three legged stool of writing
Hi SE’rs, Joan here. Happy first day of March. The Story Empire authors are expanding our blogging schedule to Mondays and Wednesdays along with a Friday share thread. I’m the first to post on Wednesday. Today, I want to talk about character names. A couple of months ago, while outlining my current WIP, I said … Continue reading What’s in a Name?