3 Tips for Creating Works of Realistic Fiction
I chose this title because the word “realistic” is so open to abuse and misunderstanding. For the purposes of this article, in relation to writing fiction, let us begin by defining “realistic.” I take the word to mean not only “set in, and dealing, with, the world which we all experience in our daily lives” but also “convincing and recognisable from our own experience.” Achieving this in fiction is one of the paradoxes which I most enjoy as a creative writer.Small Business Newsletter: How to Write One?
Even small businesses will need the services and benefits that a business newsletter can give. This is a way to let the people know about new items, products or services. This is small business’ way to introduce it to a particular person, group of people or other businesses as well.Enhancing Character Development the Lazy Way
It’s every author’s bane: Character development. Unfortunately, if one aspires to become a successful author, character development is a key element in achieving that goal. I stumbled upon a unique approach any aspiring writer might find helpful.Enhancing Character Development the Lazy Way
It’s every author’s bane: Character development. Unfortunately, if one aspires to become a successful author, character development is a key element in achieving that goal. I stumbled upon a unique approach any aspiring writer might find helpful.Sensory Images and What Not to Do in Writing
Sensory images add power to your writing, but only if you do them correctly. Writers far too often use their characters as a buffer, attenuating the effectiveness of the details.Make Your Brainstorming Sessions Rain Ideas
Brainstorming is an essential part of the writing process. Without ideas after all, what would you have to write? Whether you are just starting a new novel, or need new plot ideas for a current work, brainstorming is a fantastic way to generate new content.How to Draw Inspiration From an African Safari to Create a Hollywood Blockbuster
This may sound a little farfetched, I know, but if you were to let your imagination run wild while watching animals during an exotic vacation, who knows, you may came up with an outline for a blockbuster film or book. Well, are you a writer looking for the perfect setting around which to weave a compelling plot? So what are you going to do about it? This article will help ignite that fire within you to overcome writers block or whatever it is that’s holding you back, to use the enchanting African tapestry of wildlife, flora and fauna to come up with a plot befitting a Hollywood blockbuster.Be More Creative in Your Creative Writing
Whether you write short stories, full length novels, or anything in between, every writer can benefit from greater creativity. Stories that jump off the page and pull readers into a new world make both the reader, and the author, much happier. Great creativity is the backbone of every kind of creative writing, and a skill that all writers spend a lifetime developing and perfecting.If God Had a Blog, What Would You Ask?
Wow, I’m thrilled that a friend told me about your new blog. How do you like all this fancy technology? I know, you helped someone figure out how to make it all happen, but for you to join in is awesome.4 Ways to Relax While Writing
Writing can be a stressful endeavor even for the most veteran wordsmith. Dealing with everything life throws at us, writer’s block, it could be any number of things causing stress. Below are 4 ways to relax while writing.Does Writing About Sex Sell Your Book?
It all depends on what you write about. What level of readership are you writing for and how are you actually putting these often tricky words to the page? There are many different ways to write about a subject and a lot of the fun when you are a creative writer, is thinking about how you are going to come up with words that are interesting, exciting, relevant, and in good taste. Many writers forget about the latter and it’s crucial.Research For Novel Writing – Use the Internet
How big a part should the internet play in a novelist’s research? My mind is immediately drawn to a quote from Dan Brown’s novel “The Lost Symbol”. How often, muses Robert Langdon to himself, has he advised his students that “Google is not a synonym for research”. I couldn’t help laughing at the sly irony of that. For I defy anyone to read this novel without wondering how long the author spent on Google researching his subject matter; and how soon you will get onto Google yourself after reading it, to corroborate his facts – or to fall into the very trap Robert Langdon warns against!