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?
Hello SErs. Harmony here. Today I wanted to look at characterisation. Making my characters look, sound, and feel different has always been a challenging part of writing for me, and I'm always on the lookout for new ways to show the many personality types that make up the human species. I don't read horoscopes (or … Continue reading Using Horoscopes for Characterisation
Hey, SE Readers. Joan here today talking (writing) about writing. Is there any other topic? Seriously, I live, breathe, and think writing. It’s in my blood. It’s something I must do. I was around ten years of age when I realized I wanted to be a writer. I began to scribble stories on notebook paper. … Continue reading On Becoming a Writer (Part One)
Ciao! Staci here again. I'm wrapping up my WIP and about to start another. That --- plus the fact that more than one person has asked me about this lately --- made me think it might be the perfect time to discuss the synopsis. Why is this the perfect time? (I mean, other than people … Continue reading In Summary… The Synopsis
Hey SE Readers. It’s Friday and time for another book share. I usually share a work of fiction (after all this site is about writing fiction), but today I’m going to do something a little different. I’m going to share a few of my favorite (and most helpful) books on writing. The Emotion Thesaurus by … Continue reading Friday Book Share ~ Fav Writing Books