Take a look at this great article by K.M. Weiland, readers: The Crucial Link Between Your Story’s Inciting Event and Climactic Moment We talk about story being an arc, but in many ways it is more of a circle. A well-constructed story is a seamless whole in which its two halves reflect each other. We … Continue reading Reposted: The Crucial Link Between Your Story’s Inciting Event and Climactic Moment
Check out this thought-provoking post from Rawle Nyanzi, readers: The final fate of film. (Source: National Film and Sound Archive of Australia) In the past few days, I had frustration with a series of short stories I wrote. They didn’t work as effectively as I had hoped; I thought to myself “No one will read … Continue reading Reposted: Books Preserve Culture
Take a look at this great piece by J.D. Cowan, readers! I've been blown away with the popularity of the success of The Pulp Mindset. Not just in sales but in how much discussion that has been popping up online about the burgeoning state of NewPub. It's gratifying to know that it has spurred on more … Continue reading Reposted: Escape to Streets of Fire
Check out this amazing piece by K. M. Weiland, readers: Afraid to Let Anyone Read Your Writing? 5 Steps to Move Past Your Fears One of the best things about writing is being read. Unfortunately, that can also be one of the scariest things. When you’re just starting out, it can feel like a huge jump to … Continue reading Reposted: Afraid to Let Anyone Read Your Writing? 5 Steps to Move Past Your Fears
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zlTTz_INxMg While listening to Thundercats, Ho! – Creating a Pop Culture Phenomenon, something said by one of the interviewees caught this author’s ear. For those who may not recognize the title of the linked video, Thundercats* was a 1980s animated television series for children. It focused on a race of humanoid cats or feline humanoids … Continue reading Is the Sky Really the Limit?
Check out this great piece by K.M. Weiland, readers! 4 Ways to Write Sequel Scenes to Grip Readers Scene structure asks for a one-two punch pairing of action and reaction—or as Dwight V. Swain named them in what has come to be considered “classic” scene structure, scene and sequel. The need to write sequel scenes, … Continue reading Reposted: 4 Ways to Write Sequel Scenes to Grip Readers
Check out this great piece by K.M. Weiland, readers! Like any good story, the writing life is a tale of deceptive depth. At first glance, it offers up a shiny, artsy, fun cover. Become a Writer! its title beckons, and its first chapters lure us in by fulfilling all these initial promises. But the deeper we get, … Continue reading Reposted: 7 Misconceptions About Being a Writer
….But that does not make it irrelevant by any stretch of the imagination. Click the link to read more of this fascinating piece from Sci-Fi/Fantasy Grandmaster John C. Wright, readers! Faith and Works in a Science Fictional Universe John C. Wright August 1, 2016 Few men have ever hated Christ as much as I have, … Continue reading It’s an Older Article….