Greetings, SE’ers! Beem Weeks here with you again. Today, I’m discussing daily word counts and forced inspiration. I’ve seen it on many blogs, in Facebook groups, and in tweets across the internet: Authors boasting of daily word counts. “I force myself to write at least a thousand words per day,” one claims. Another swears by … Continue reading The Forced Inspiration of Daily Word Counts!
How to Use Prologues, Part 12, Summary
Image courtesy of Tumisu via Pixabay Hi SErs! It's a day of Harmony here at Story Empire 🙂 Today, as promised, we're here to close up this series on prologues with an easy, at-a-glance summary of the whole topic. For your convenience, I've created an A4 downloadable jpeg, which you can save and print if … Continue reading How to Use Prologues, Part 12, Summary
Writing the End – Part IV
Greetings Storytellers. Diana here today. I’m back with more thoughts on how to end our books. So far, in this series of posts about Endings, we’ve covered: Part I – Why Endings are important Part II and Part III – 8 common ways to end a story. In this post, we’re going to browse through … Continue reading Writing the End – Part IV
There Are More Book to Movie Scams Out There – Be Careful
Hi SEers. John is with you today. It is midweek, and hopefully, it is going well for you. Today I was going to talk a little more about humor, but I received a couple of emails that I want to discuss with you. These emails were sent from well-known directors and producers in Hollywood. These … Continue reading There Are More Book to Movie Scams Out There – Be Careful
Narrative Choice, Part 2
by Stephen Geez In “Narrative Choice Part 1” I started with the basics in narrative choice—voice, tense, and identity. For Part 2 we’ll flex more of the kinds of choices we need to make for our narrators. We fiction-spinners focus a lot on knowing our characters, but too often we default to basic narrators. You … Continue reading Narrative Choice, Part 2
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