Reposted: The Fight Scene is the Last Scene

Check out this excellent piece by Kai Wai Cheah, readers! The Fight Scene is the Last Scene Action scenes are the most memorable aspects of any fiction. Fast-paced and intense, they sear themselves into the audience’s memories. Battles between the hero and the lesser mooks punctuate the plot, while the final showdown between the hero … Continue reading Reposted: The Fight Scene is the Last Scene

Reposted: Be Advised

There's some very good advice in this article, readers: BE ADVISED Over the past week or so, I’ve talked with several new writers who had finished their manuscripts and were ready to start on the next phase of their projects. A couple of them had a pretty good plan in mind. They’d already sent their … Continue reading Reposted: Be Advised

Reposted: Flawed  Characters – Part 1 (incomplete)

Enjoy this great piece by Nate Winchester, readers: Flawed  Characters - Part 1 (incomplete) Sometimes I think this stuff must be obvious. But then I watch some TV show or movie… I’ll admit that writers can be a bit too in love with our own cleverness. We certainly love to construct a sentence with more … Continue reading Reposted: Flawed  Characters – Part 1 (incomplete)

Reposted: Chasing Tropes

Check out this great article by Kit Sun Cheah, readers: Chasing Tropes People enjoy the exotic, but not too exotic. People enjoy the familiar, but not too familiar. Reconciling these twin desires is the overriding concern of the modern-day fiction writer. A story where everything is formulaic, from characters to plots to setting, is predictable and boring. A story … Continue reading Reposted: Chasing Tropes

Reposted: Simple Website Setup for Authors and Editors in 6 Steps

Check out this great article by Belinda Pollard, readers! Simple Website Setup for Authors and Editors in 6 Steps BY BELINDA POLLARD  I am not a geek and wouldn’t know code if it bit me… but I’ve set up multiple websites. Here is a simple step-by-step list with links to the tools I use. But wait, … Continue reading Reposted: Simple Website Setup for Authors and Editors in 6 Steps

Reposted: Story Theory and the Quest for Meaning

Take a look at this intriguing piece by K.M. Weiland, readers! Story Theory and the Quest for Meaning Story has been our constant companion throughout the journey of human existence. Why is that? Modern audiences are inundated and entranced by advanced storytelling. But stories have been with us from as far back as we can … Continue reading Reposted: Story Theory and the Quest for Meaning