Creative writing is all about turning ideas into words. If done correctly, these words take an idea, a world, characters that only ever existed in your imagination and make them come to life. If you spin your words well, that story, those characters, that world, your idea will live forever. And if that isn’t real alchemy, I don’t know what is.
What does it mean to be a "real writer?" Is being a real writer something you were born with, or is it something that you become?
Is your written work secure? Computers and computer storage systems as well as online uploading and online blogs can be marvelous tools for today’s writer, keep a wary eye out for the cyber-dog. When the cyber dog attacks, your work can be lost in a heartbeat. Learn how to safeguard your writing.
How can you rescue your story from a character that has not only come to life but who has take over control of your story? Learn some ways to deal with difficult characters and even use them to create better stories.
Creating Believable Fictional Characters Creating believable fictional characters is detrimental to creating a successful story. In truth, without a character that comes alive in the reader’s mind, you will find that your entire narrative may fall flat. Have you ever read a piece of fiction where the characters seemed two dimensional? Perhaps the protagonist seems... Continue Reading →