Take a look at this piece by K.M. Weiland, readers! How to Structure Stories With Multiple Main Characters? One of the most common questions I’m asked is how to structure stories with multiple main characters. If you have two (or more) characters who are equally important to the story and receive equal POV time, how … Continue reading Reposted: How to Structure Stories With Multiple Main Characters?
At least, this video offers some good advice on how one can mold the dragons in their own universe, if they so desire. Click the link to hear the ideas yourselves, readers! 'Draconology' Explained | Dragon Biology https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NXlTO0dti3k
Check out Mr. Kai Wai Cheah's latest article, readers: The Same Story Told Ten Thousand Times I’m thinking of a story. Can you guess what it is? It is the story of a young man who is whisked away into a parallel world. There he suddenly acquires a set of rare and overpowered special abilities … Continue reading Reposted: The Same Story Told Ten Thousand Times
Rats. Readers, I planned to have another Writerly Sound Bites prepared for today, but that didn't pan out. In lieu of that, I highly recommend reading Mr. J.D. Cowan's post linked below. His article is informative and very on point; if you are a writer or wish to be one, this piece will be of … Continue reading Reposted: Low to High
Whew! There has been a fair bit going on behind the scenes here at Song, readers. I do not want to talk about all of it yet, as there is still some work to be done before any announcements are forthcoming. But I will say that it looks promising, though it might be some time … Continue reading Bulletin: Caroline’s Newsletter
Check out this fantastic piece by author Kai Wai Cheah, readers! Ingredients of Action Horror Action horror. A fiction contradiction if there ever was one. Action stories are about agency: the character’s ability to act on the environment, to overcome all odds, to destroy all foes in his path. Horror relies heavily on a lack of agency: … Continue reading Reposted: Ingredients of Action Horror
….And sometimes, it has a happier ending! If you have ever been cursed with the task of reading Lord of the Flies, then you may find the true story far more interesting. It is certainly more uplifting since – spoiler alert – no one actually died! Learn more about the events that inspired the book … Continue reading Truth Is Stranger than Fiction….
There are writers who dislike how Professor Tolkien’s magnum opus is considered the last word in modern fantasy. Most of their argument revolves around how present authors in the field of fantasy ignore shorter action/adventure tales in the “pulp” format of fantasy for epics that practically copy and paste from The Lord of the Rings.* … Continue reading Shades and Shadows: The “Pulp” Aspects of Tolkien’s Lord of the Rings
Click the link to find out more, readers! Middle Ages Merlin manuscript found in Bristol University library Published 30 January 2019 Fragments of a manuscript from the Middle Ages which tell the story of Merlin the magician from Arthurian legend have been found in a library. Seven hand-written fragments were found by the University of … Continue reading A New Look at the Arthurian Cycle!
This story is fantastic, primarily because it is true. Reading this article, one can see where George Lucas may have acquired at least some of his ideas for the Wookiee homeworld of Kashyyyk, which fans can visually explore in games such as Knights of the Old Republic* and The Force Unleashed*. Gamers who enjoy a … Continue reading When Artists Go to War