Hi SEers. John with you again. The last time I posted, the subject was humor and how to do it. If you missed it and want to review HERE is the link. The title gives you some indication of where we are going today. We are to explore the nature of humor and perhaps … Continue reading Understanding Humor – Just a Little More
Hi SEers. John is with you today. The other day I was staring at my computer screen like it was the Oracle of Delphi, hoping to at least get a hint on what to post today. But, like the Oracle, my blank screen seemed reluctant to put forth anything for which it could be held … Continue reading Humor in Writing- Five Ways to Do It
Hi SEers. It is John with you today. If you have been following Story Empire, you know Gwen has been discussing the subject of diversity in her previous posts. If you missed any, you can go to the subjects of religion, race, wealth, physical ability, and gender identity and read them. Today Gwen and … Continue reading Gwen and John Talk about Different Than You Gender Characters – Part I
Good Morning, SEers. John is with you today, and I wish you a happy Friday. As you can see by the headline, today’s post is about that ending. You know the one I mean. The one that treats a reader like they are being shoved off the back of a flatbed truck on a … Continue reading Why Do Some Authors Insist on Writing a Lousy Ending?
Hi, SEers John with you today. I hope your Monday is starting well. How about those characters? I mean, who gives them the right to walk off with a story that, for the most part, was the author’s creation in the first place? Of course, I’m talking about the fact that characters tend to … Continue reading When Characters Try to Run the Show