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
Hello SEers! It's great to see you here today 🙂 When we write, we create things twice—first, in the mind, and then in the real world. To make the best reality, we have to begin with the end in mind. If we want to tell a story, to sit and write a novel, then we … Continue reading The End in Mind
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?
Note from Story Empire: I ran across the post below the other day on Mythic Scribes and found it both helpful and interesting. Can there be tension mingled with your description? I suppose it could. Read Craig's take on tension to think in terms of mixing it into your descriptions. What else can go into … Continue reading Pressed from Mythic Scribes: Writing Killer Descriptions – First Impressions
Craig here. For those of you who don't know me, I'm the one in the group wearing a beard. I want to talk about the value of living documents as a writer.A living document is one that lives on the hard drive, and changes over time. This could be a list, or better yet, a … Continue reading The care and feeding of Living Documents