You’re a writer, that’s great! But what kind of writer are you? There are many kinds of writers and you can meet them all in one place. Online!, Here’s how.
Building characters is one of the hardest steps of writing a story. Without a character in mind, you cannot tell a story and so it is an important step but what makes a good character? What makes the reader care about the tiny life you put onto a page? This post will discuss the sympathy, motivation and understanding of a character that needs to take place for the character to be strong and well-rounded.
Remember that time you saw a character play with a gun, clean the gun, throw the gun and you wondered when it would be used? Here’s Chekhov’s Gun Theory.
Join Lizzie from the blog, It’s Me Lizzie as they discuss the three types of good antagonists—the characters that are so villainous, they’re good!
This isn’t a book review as such, in truth, it’s an essay I wrote for coursework but there are elements of it that read like a book review. So I […]
One of my modules this semester is looking at whether an author is responsible for what they write and to what degree. It has been interesting so far, we have […]
I know I haven’t been posting about my writing recently, but that means I have been busy – Right? I feel I have been busy anyway. In this post, I will […]
Some of you know that I am an aspiring screenwriter, this Christmas, I’ve received the best screenwriting gift: Final Draft. It’s the industry standard and as my independent study this […]
A workshop is gathering with other writers to talk about your latest creative piece – often, spotting the obvious errors. But it touches upon many of the creative writing processes. […]
This one is an odd one for me. I enjoy Batman, but I wouldn’t really say I’m a superhero fan. Most of my fandoms are things like Doctor Who, Lord […]
As some of you know, I study Creative Writing at the University of Derby and I’m in my final year. Yay! I still don’t know if my degree will say […]
Is it a drumstick? A chopstick? Wand? Nope, it’s an editing stick. I know it sounds odd, but it works. So let me tell you the story behind my editing […]
Book Title: Save the CatAuthor: Blake Snyder Book Series: Save the CatBook No.: Book 1Genre: Non-fiction, How to guidePublished: November 2016Publisher: Michael wiese productionsStar Rating: ★★★★ Introduction Save the Cat! No, not a real one. Save the Cat is a book for aspiring screenwriters on how to […]