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
Image courtesy of Tumisu via Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, I'd like to summarise the tools available for prologues, seeing as we've covered a lot so far. Here's a link to the previous post on In Media Res in Prologues. Tools for Prologues: Backstory Delivery Spoilers … Continue reading How to Use Prologues, Part 10, Recap of Tools
Hi, Gang. Craig with you again today. On occasion, I like to do a case study because authors can learn some things. You should all know by now that I prefer film to draw my conclusions because more people will be familiar with the source material. The small screen is full of things in my … Continue reading Let’s learn from a case study
Greetings Storytellers! Diana here today. Since recently posting about Writing First Chapters, I thought it might be interesting to post about the last ones. First chapters get a lot of attention because that’s where we hook our readers and hopefully leave them salivating for chapter two. What’s the point of worrying about a book’s … Continue reading Writing the End – Part 1
Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I’m discussing book trailers. Are they worth the effort? Book trailers, like so much in the indie publishing world, have become a staple of the promotion game. Book trailers can convey the gist of a novel in a matter of a minute or two. The great … Continue reading Book Trailers: Are They Worth the Effort?