Break Through Writer’s Block with These Secret Strategies
Writer’s block, my dear writer, is a challenge that has tested the resilience of countless writers throughout history. It can leave you feeling frustrated and questioning your abilities to forge a page worthy of reading. I am here to guide you on a transformative journey to conquer writer’s block and rekindle your creative spark.
Challenges of Science Fiction , Horror and Fantasy: A Speculative Journey
As a genre writer, I often get questions from aspiring writers: Which genre presents a greater challenge – science fiction or fantasy or horror? Let me take you on an explorative journey before you start writing yours.
From Backstory to Growth Arcs: A Writer’s Guide to Crafting Dynamic Characters
A compelling character has the power to transport readers to uncharted territories, instill compassion, and leave an indelible mark. In this article, we shall delve deep into the essential elements of character development, offering a comprehensive guide to help writers create characters that seize the imagination and leave a lasting impression.
Building a Solid Foundation: Outlining in Fiction Writing
Have you ever found yourself gazing into the void of a blank screen, unsure of where to begin your literary quest? Fret not, for outlining is the key to unlocking the vast expanse of your imagination and structuring your ideas. A Story Outline is the ray of light that leads you through the uncharted dark territories of your story, from its inception to its conclusion. As the venerable John Steinbeck once espoused, “Write freely and as rapidly as possible and throw the whole thing on paper. Never correct or rewrite until the whole thing is down.” And what better way to accomplish this than with a meticulously crafted outline?
From Blank Page to First Draft: A Guide for New Writers
Writing can be a challenging but incredibly rewarding pursuit. These tips will help you develop your #writing skills and achieve your writing goals. As someone who has written 9 Books (3 to be published between 2023 & 2024), I know exactly how intimidating the process can feel at first. So, I have decided to ease […]
How to write screenplay for a short film?
Before I begin writing, I sit down, take a piece of paper and scribble down the story idea point by point (sequentially). Some of these points might be just one word, while others might be as long as a paragraph. I take an entire day (without breaks) to finish this outline of the story which is called ‘the skeleton’ or structure of the story.