Why Your Book Will Fail Without Good Characters: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 3

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 be going over the basics of these storytelling elements, but my guidebook is more detailed … Continue reading Why Your Book Will Fail Without Good Characters: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 3

The Pipe Predicament Chapter 2 – a Sci-fi Mystery Story

As the moment of discomfort passed, Kr’zani sniffed. Was that the same smell from the fuel pipe coming from Stone? “What's put you in a bad mood today, then? Don't tell me it was…well, me?”Kr’zani’s tail swished back and forth as he identified the scent for certain. “This is my normal mood, as always, Mr. Stone.”“And … Continue reading The Pipe Predicament Chapter 2 – a Sci-fi Mystery Story

I Think I’ve Grown Out of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides

I still remember watching the Pirates of the Caribbean films as a kid and being absolutely enthralled. I went through stages of loving things as my younger brother and our friends all got into different genres/movies/books or whatever at the same time. I can't remember exactly when my pirate obsession started, but it was probably … Continue reading I Think I’ve Grown Out of Pirates of the Caribbean: On Stranger Tides