Writing Tips: Advanced Character Creation

Writing Tips: Advanced Character Creation

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Writing Tips: Advanced Character Creation Creating great characters is the number one thing you can do when you’re trying to tell a compelling story. I’ve written about the basics of character creation before, but I wanted...
Friday Flash Fiction: Crashed Ship on an Inhospitable Planet

Friday Flash Fiction: Crashed Ship on an Inhospitable Planet

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Friday Flash Fiction: Crashed Ship on an Inhospitable Planet Story Prompt: Crashed ship on an inhospitable planet. Life-support is failing. Character: Faith Pachari (she/her); 38 years old; Silver hair, green eyes, deep golden skin;...
Writing Tips: Setting the Scene

Writing Tips: Setting the Scene

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Writing Tips: Setting the Scene When I’m introducing a new physical location to a story, I think about what I would look for, or notice, were I the one that was seeing that location for the first time. That can vary, depending on...
Finding Inspiration

Finding Inspiration

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Finding Inspiration Some days I have to actively force myself to stop typing and get up to take a break. I love those days, because I can see real progress on a project. But that doesn’t happen every day. Sometimes I’m...
Patreon Post: Pandemic Productivity

Patreon Post: Pandemic Productivity

ROBERT ROTH Author Page My Blog Patreon Post: Pandemic Productivity As a work from home, freelance professional, I was in a well qualified to position to adjust, from a professional perspective, to the need to isolate and remain socially distant. I already did the...