Stick the Landing: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 10

Welcome to the final instalment in my ten-part series where we’ve gone through the ten basics of storytelling as outlined in my guidebook The 10 Lost Elements of Storytelling – a book you can get for free by subscribing to my newsletter! In these posts, we’ve pounded out the basics of these storytelling elements, but my guidebook is … Continue reading Stick the Landing: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 10

Reblog: 7 Unproductive Tech Habits and How to Deal with Them by Make Your Biz Fizz

We all know bad tech habits can really damage our productivity, but do you know which you’re prone to? Resisting the urge to interact with the technology around us can be challenging. In consequence, it’s easy to pick up bad, unproductive tech habits without being aware of them. In the rest of […] 7 Unproductive Tech … Continue reading Reblog: 7 Unproductive Tech Habits and How to Deal with Them by Make Your Biz Fizz

The Thrawn Trilogy: The Importance of Story “Cleanup”

There are good endings, the ones that leave us crying or make us smile, blessing us with a feeling of wonderful satisfaction. There are bad endings, the ones that make us yell and throw our books against the wall. Why do we never talk about the "meh" endings? Because they, perhaps, are the worst kind … Continue reading The Thrawn Trilogy: The Importance of Story “Cleanup”

Are You Cheating the “Show Don’t Tell” Rule with Dialogue?: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 9

Welcome to my ten-part series where we’ll be going through the ten basics of storytelling as outlined in my guidebook The 10 Lost Elements of Storytelling – a book you can get for free by subscribing to my newsletter! In these posts, we’ll pound out the basics of these storytelling elements, but my guidebook is … Continue reading Are You Cheating the “Show Don’t Tell” Rule with Dialogue?: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 9

Opportunity: Globe Soup’s 7 Day Story Writing Challenge

I've been subscribed to Globe Soup's emails for quite a while now. It's a great website to search for writing competitions, courses, and resources - but with all the competitions they hold, that's the element that really attracts me. I so enjoy challenging my writing abilities by entering writing contests, especially those like the 7 … Continue reading Opportunity: Globe Soup’s 7 Day Story Writing Challenge