A Writer’s Best Friend

The secret to good writing, like anything else, is practice. The more you do it, the better you become at it. You find your favorite words and develop new tricks. You create images no one has experienced before, and you refine them by creating them over and over again. It's not a question if you should write, but when... Continue Reading →

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The Talent Dilemma

Whether you're a writer, a painter, or a musician, you never know if you're any good until you've made it big. Sure, your friends and family tell you that you're talented, but of course they do. They're meant to support you and they would never tell you that you're bad even if you were the... Continue Reading →

The 7 Story Types

There are so many great stories out there. In fact, there are too many to list. But what if I told you there were actually only 7 stories? What if I said that we've only ever repeated those same 7 stories? Here they are: 1. Overcoming the Monster A monster threatens the protagonist or the... Continue Reading →

4 Reasons Writers Love Orphans

Sometimes it seems all fictional characters are orphans. Think about it. Harry Potter, Luke Skywalker, James Bond, Star-Lord, Batman. The list goes on and on. So what's the appeal? 1. Laziness Writers consider themselves visionaries and when they have a vision, they don't want to change it. That vision is their baby and no one wants... Continue Reading →

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