Reblog: Writing the End – Part 1 by Story Empire

However, the last delicious memory of our stories, the chocolate we leave on the reader’s pillow is the ending. We want them to savor our stories long after the glorious reading feast!  The way our tales end will have a significant impact on how readers remember them, and whether they’ll return for more or recommend … Continue reading Reblog: Writing the End – Part 1 by Story Empire

Disenchanted: As Lifeless as It Sounds, or Just “Different?”

Who else has been awaiting this Enchanted sequel for years? Disney is usually hit or miss with its sequels (mostly miss, let's be honest), but it was impossible not to be excited about this one. Enchanted is such a unique Disney movie, yet grossly underrated. The average person doesn't talk or think about it too … Continue reading Disenchanted: As Lifeless as It Sounds, or Just “Different?”

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

Reblog: 11 Surprisingly Productive Things to Do on Your Phone by Make Your Biz Fizz

What do you do with your downtime? If you’re like me, you pick up your phone and start doom-scrolling. But what does this subconscious habit achieve? Nothing, right? It certainly doesn’t add value to your life. Rather, it wastes time and becomes a mindless activity we engage in when bored. [...] 11 Surprisingly Productive Things … Continue reading Reblog: 11 Surprisingly Productive Things to Do on Your Phone by Make Your Biz Fizz

Writing Style Isn’t Just Natural: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 2

Welcome to my ten-part series where we'll be going through the 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 … Continue reading Writing Style Isn’t Just Natural: Basic Storytelling Elements Part 2

Reblog: Here’s What Happens When You Overcomplicate Sci-Fi and Fantasy by E. M. Sherwood Foster

Fantasy and science fiction as writing genres hold so many possibilities when it comes to creating a vibrant story (not that other genres don’t). I’m just saying that because both genres produce works that focus on worldbuilding and rich descriptions, writers’ minds go crazy with creating their own universes. It is definitely possible to go … Continue reading Reblog: Here’s What Happens When You Overcomplicate Sci-Fi and Fantasy by E. M. Sherwood Foster