Hello SErs! Harmony here. Today is the day for a book share, and I've chosen The Last Fifty Pages by James Scott Bell. Staci Troilo first put me on to this little gem of a book, and it's now on my writing shelf for easy reference. Thanks, Staci, for the heads-up on this great writing aid. The … Continue reading Friday Book Share: The Last Fifty Pages
Ciao, amici. Last time, I gave you a rundown of what goes into a series bible. This time, we're going to discuss the first item that goes in the bible---the series premise. A while ago, I posted six steps to plotting a series. That post is an excellent accompaniment to this one, should you want … Continue reading The Series Premise
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
Ciao, amici. Lately, I've been in planning mode. I'm one book into a five-book series, and if you've ever written a series, you know there's a lot to keep track of and a lot to plan. The best way to keep track of everything is to create a story bible. I do most of my … Continue reading How to Create a Story Bible
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?