On Theme – What It Is, and How It Affects Your Fiction

For most beginning writers, theme does not seem to be a particularly important part of the writing process. Some probably believe it just occurs organically. While that can and does happen, it is usually a rare occurrence. Though every storyteller has experienced it, this is not a reliable method to rely on for adding a … Continue reading On Theme – What It Is, and How It Affects Your Fiction

Reposted: Going Bright

Take a look at this thought-provoking piece Benjamin Cheah, readers:   This world is a dark world. Open a newspaper and see for yourself. Murder, genocide, civil war, assaults, rapes, kidnapping, sex trafficking, corruption, on and on, and endless litany of crimes high and petty. Any outrage, if any, will last until the moment a … Continue reading Reposted: Going Bright

Resposted: How to Keep Writing Toward Your Goal Even If You Know You Won’t Reach It

Check out this great post from Meg Dowell over at Novelty Revisions: How to Keep Writing Toward Your Goal Even If You Know You Won't Reach It At the beginning of 2019, I set a really big writing goal. I mean BIG. And the strangest part about it is that the closer I get to … Continue reading Resposted: How to Keep Writing Toward Your Goal Even If You Know You Won’t Reach It