Are you looking to make the new year a good one for your writing career? Here’s 5 resolutions you need to try.
J.D Helen writes speculative fiction, is a lover of science fiction and fantasy, and wanders aimlessly in circles when brain storming ideas. Family and friends are very concerned about that last part.
Looking for a reading challenge this year? Here’s 5 ideas to spruce up your reading life.
The goal of National Novel Writing Month is to write 50,000 words in a month. If you’re like me, for whatever reason, that didn’t happen.
Writing a believable friendship is a must in a lot of fiction. From the classic ‘Strangers to Friends’ to the always fun ‘Enemies to Friends,’ characters who are initially suspicious of each other have the most interesting dynamics. But how can we get this transition to feel organic?
Off the motorway, somewhere between one city and the next, there was a town that disappeared at night. Not literally, of course, but the truth was just as strange.
Be it the first chapter to a novel, or the opening scene of a screenplay, writing a good opening to a story is tough. What can Mr. Robot teach us about setting up a compelling narrative?
We writers have to hold a lot in our heads! Characters. Backstories. Places. Plot. And that’s before we get into the nitty-gritty of each scene. I personally found writing a scene list to be a big help!