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?
Hi SEers. John is with you today. The other day I was staring at my computer screen like it was the Oracle of Delphi, hoping to at least get a hint on what to post today. But, like the Oracle, my blank screen seemed reluctant to put forth anything for which it could be held … Continue reading Humor in Writing- Five Ways to Do It