TLDR: When should you break the rules? When you need to.
Writing Tips: Choreographing Combat
Well-written combat and action scenes can be a tense, exciting, and rewarding experience for your reader to enjoy.
Writing Tips: Staying Motivated
Finding the motivation to continue through the struggle points of any creative project can be a challenge, even in the best of times.
Writing Tips: Constructing Basic Dialogue
Writing good dialogue doesn’t have to be hard. Like everything else with writing, it takes some thought, and lots of practice.
Worldbuilding: Creating Slang
One of the most challenging details for me to master, at least when it comes to worldbuilding, is slang.
Writing Tips: Creating And Describing Your Setting
In science fiction and fantasy writing, the setting plays just as important a role as the characters.
Checking Your Biases In Your World-Building
Don’t be limited by the familiar when it comes to creating the worlds in your writing.
Storytelling: Don’t Forget The Why
One of the easiest ways to write a boring story is to ignore the why.
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
Writing Tips: Setting the Scene
When it comes to setting the scene, sometimes less is more, and sometimes more is more.
Some days I have to actively force myself to stop typing and get up to take a break. But that doesn’t happen every day.
My Favorite Writing Tools
From a collection of color coded notecards to the latest in online-based, team-centric software, there are so many great options available to today’s writer.