Happy May Day, SEers! In a bit of happy kismet, it's Mae with you today. 🙂 Let's talk about the moldy old stories you have tucked away. What do you do with the draft that refuses to settle into a niche? Resurrect it in a new form, or toss it onto the pyre of works … Continue reading The Problem WIP: Phoenix or Pyre?
Hi, SEers! Mae here today with something for you to ponder. During the course of life, there are many mind-boggling questions that cross our paths. Which came first—the chicken or the egg? If a tree falls in the forest and no one is there to hear it, does it make a sound? What happens when … Continue reading Friday Writing Question: Draft or Edit
Hi, SEers! It’s another Mae Day on Story Empire. I’m going to stray a bit from the usual path to talk about…writing. Confused? Then let me explain. I’m going to show my age by revealing that when I went to grade school we had penmanship classes. I remember sitting at my desk in fourth grade … Continue reading Is Cursive Dead?
Hello, SEers, and welcome to another Five for Friday. For “Mae Day,” I want to trot out five books that greatly influenced my life as a writer. We all have them, right? Those books that left a lasting impression, and are responsible for pushing you into putting words on paper. This is a quick look … Continue reading Five for Friday: Books You Never Forget
Hi, Everyone! Just a quick note to let you know the Story Empire gang is going to be doing some behind the scenes maintenance on our blog site. We don't except any problems, but you know how the world of tech can be at times. In the event the site would not be reachable for … Continue reading Just in Case…